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    Cancer fears over mobile phone antennae at university in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... anywhere in Hong Kong. For the university, with its student body of 12,600 and teaching staff of over 500, it's a win-win arrangement. Mobile phone companies improve their coverage, including ... around Hong Kong, you can go to posh apartment blocks and there are no mobile phone antennae there because people won't allow it. But if you go to run-of-the-mill apartment blocks you ...

  2. University of Hong Kong first in the region to use JDS

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez The University of Hong Kong has started deploying the Java Desktop System (JDS), a move that may help boost the city's adoption of alternative desktop operating platforms to Windows. This move makes it the first university in the Asia-Pacific region to conduct a large-scale rollout of JDS, according to university alumnus and Sun Microsystems Hong Kong general manager ...

  3. IT courses look to the future

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... careers for which IT is not relevant. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) offers a range of courses that use IT to for teaching and specific programmes for those wishing to understand how it can ... students a cutting edge,' he says. HKU is also Hong Kong's only university with a master of science in library and information management and the programme co-ordinator, Dr Maggie Wang, ...

  4. University heads welcome big boost for academic research

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... to come to Hong Kong and go for Singapore instead. We need more people with research skills', said Professor Chin, who is also vice-president of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, Tsui Lap-chee, applauded the government's move, describing it as 'bold, timely and a substantial investment in research'. ...

  5. Negligence suspected in HKU data theft

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Irene Jay Liu A huge loss of students' personal data at the University of Hong Kong last week may have involved staff negligence, the university has said. The university said ... guidelines ban the unauthorised downloading and removal of data and files from the office. Data should be encrypted and stored in locked cabinets, according to a University of Hong Kong spokeswoman. ...

  6. Livelihood issues top concerns, poll finds

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong people are most concerned about livelihood issues, a University of Hong Kong poll shows. Of 1,013 respondents, 52 per cent were most concerned with social problems, while 36 per cent and 9 per cent respectively worried about economic and political problems. In a June poll the corresponding figures were 54 per cent, 31 per cent, and 12 per cent. ...

  7. RGC head urges 'get out of the lab'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Speaking at a seminar at the University of Hong Kong this week, Roland Chin Tai-hong, chairman of the government advisory group on funding for academic research, said academics in Hong Kong should ... on society. Also the academic deputy president of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Professor Chin said local academic research should be promoted to foster creativity ...

  8. CUHK students meet visiting mainland scientists

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Students at Chinese University were given the chance to quiz five leading mainland scientists yesterday in the first in a series of lectures by visiting academics. The five members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences are part of a delegation making a six-day visit to the university. Neuroscientist Professor Ju Gong, zoologist Professor Liu Yixun, botanist Professor ...

  9. Plea for HK$650m in research funds

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... of facilities such as laboratories. Professor Chin, also the acting vice-president for academic affairs at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said research students were indispensable ... of the Research Grants Council says. Roland Chin Tai-hong, chairman of the semi-autonomous body under the University Grants Committee, said 1,000 more professors would have to be hired by 2012. ...

  10. Students design computer system to help blind passengers

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... such as leaning out into the street. It's dangerous and we hope to help them,' she said. A model of the system was exhibited yesterday at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, during ... of Engineering, said that many schools saw setting up design and technology education as costly and the university hoped to provide a centre and platform for such schools. 'Students in Hong Kong ...




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