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  1. Science seen in new light

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Science and Technology. 'He gave me the lowest grade in the subject, but he was very inspiring. That really was the turning point in my life. I became very serious in my studies, whereas before that I had spent most of my time on the soccer field.' Tang's academic performance began improving dramatically and he earned credits in subjects such as science and geography ...

  2. Universities score high marks in social sciences

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com An international university ranking has given five of Hong Kong's universities high spots in social sciences. QS World University Rankings released its top universities for six social science subjects- statistics and operational research; sociology; politics and international studies; law; economics and econometrics; and accounting ...

  3. HKU up there with the best when it comes to three science disciplines

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau The University of Hong Kong has been ranked among the top 50 universities in psychology, biological sciences and medicine in a league table of 200 tertiary institutions ... for biological sciences. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology came in the 51 to 100 bracket in biological sciences, and Chinese University was ranked within 101 to 150 in the subject. ...

  4. Chinese University signs earth sciences deal

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Chinese University has agreed to co-operate with the US Geological Survey on earth science projects. University vice-chancellor Professor Lawrence Lau Juen-yee said the agreement would allow its Institute of Space and Earth Information Science to contribute to the global quest to tackle pressing environmental issues. ...

  5. Overhaul science teaching: experts

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch 'Integrated approach better than plain facts' Scientists and educators from around the world this week called for a major rethink in the way science is taught as they unveiled a global approach that aims to boost students' science literacy. The Hong Kong Accord for Global Science Education was announced on Thursday following a two-day conference ...

  6. Study to look into women's role in sciences

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch A City University student is investigating why women are under-represented in the academic sciences, after Hong Kong universities experienced a drop in the number of female science staff in recent years. The proportion of female academic science staff at the city's universities dropped from just over 15 per cent in the 1997-1998 academic year to 12 per cent ...

  7. Sports Science and Leisure Management

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Name: Wong Kam-kau Age: 28 Course: Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports Science and Leisure Management School: University of Hong Kong (HKU) Graduation year: 2006 Duration of programme: Three years Young Post: What courses did you study? Wong: As the course name implies, there are two sections- sports science and management of leisure activities. Generally, sports science ...

  8. How bringing the arts to life is a carefully applied science

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... to engineering student Poon Ho-yin when he started at the University of Hong Kong after being locked into the science stream from Form Three. His first exposure was a turning point in his education ... the arts and has donated $100,000 for students wanting to claim tickets to opera or drama performances,' said Mr Tsoi, a drama lecturer. Although the Hong Kong University of Science ...

  9. College eyes science and finance in new degrees

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... By Lilian Goh Chinese University of Hong Kong- Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community College will launch two new associate degree programmes in science and finance in September. The Associate of Science Programme in Life Science organised by the college's Chinese medicine and health care school will share the laboratory facilities of the university's biology ...

  10. New admission policy for HKU science students

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH NEW SCIENCE students at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will from next year only need to choose a specialised major in their second year, according to the new dean of science ... of science will introduce the Single Admission Scheme so applicants do not need to decide straight away which science department to enter. The 400 freshmen will have a common first-year curriculum ...




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