Appointments A HONG KONG-BORN financial specialist, Professor K. C. Chan, has been appointed head of the University of Science and Technology's Finance Department. Professor Chan received both his MBA and PhD in finance from the University of Chicago. Seminars University of Hong Kong 'A Stranger to Enquiry' by Department of Philosophy. Room 304, Main Building. Today. 4 pm. (English). 'Air Pollution Consequences on Health in the Urban Environment' by the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management, University of Hong Kong and Consulat General de France. Room 237, Main Building. November 26. 10.45 am. (English). 'Experimental Study of Supersonic Chemical Oxygen - Iodine Laser' by Department of Chemistry. Chemistry Lecture Theatre P2, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building. November 28. 5 pm. (English). 'Students' Communicative Competence: Progress and Prospects in the Learning Experience and Proficiency (LEAP) Project' by the English Centre. Room 605, K. K. Leung Building. November 30. Noon to 1 pm. (English). Chinese University 'Assisted Reproductive Tech-nology' by Chemical Pathology Department. Seminar Room 3, 2/F, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital. Tomorrow. 9.15 am to 10.30 am. (English). 'The Fundamental Properties and Applications of Low Temperature Plasma' by Physics Department. L3, Science Centre. November 29. 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. (English). University of Science and Technology 'An Overview of Robotics and Computer Vision Research and Development in China' by Department of Computer Science. Lecture Theatre E. Today. 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. (English). 'Money and Credit in a Private Information Economy' by Department of Economics. Room 2417 (Lifts 17-18). November 28. 2.30 pm to 4 pm. (English). 'A New Science and Engineering Career Strategy' by Department of Physics. Lecture Theatre G. November 28. 3 pm to 4 pm. (English). 'Parallel Game-tree Search: Limits to Progress' by Department of Computer Science. Lecture Theatre E. November 29. 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. (English). Hong Kong Polytechnic 'The GATT in China' by China Business Centre. Room Y108, China Business Centre. Today. 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. (Putonghua). Registration Fee: $500. 'Reliability of Electronics in the Year 2000' by Department of Electronic Engineering, IEEE Hong Kong Section and HKIE Electronic Division. Room DE636. Tomorrow. 3 pm to 4 pm. (English). City Polytechnic'Microsoft Seminar Series for Universities 94-95' by Tech Pacific (HK), System-Pro Computers Ltd and Kenfil Distribution (FE) Ltd. Room Neptune, Computer Centre, 2/F, Academic Building. Tomorrow. 10 am to 5 pm. (English). Lectures University of Hong Kong 'Is Hong Kong's Marine Environment Getting Worse?' by Department of Ecology and Biodiversity. Rayson Huang Theatre. Tomorrow. 5.30 pm. (English). 'Hong Kong as the Home of China Coast Chinese: A Historical Perspective', by Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, Professor Wang Gungwu, Rayson Huang Theatre. November 26. 10 am. (English). Chinese University 'Surgeons and the First Sovereign Thrones' by Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee, Surgery Department. Lecture Theatre L1, Science Centre. Tomorrow. 5 pm. (English). Baptist College 'Administrative Ethics in Hong Kong' by the Centre of Applied Ethics. Council Chamber, 9/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Building. Tomorrow. 4 pm. (English). Exhibitions University of Hong Kong 'Exhibition of Self-Instructional Devices and Materials' by Department of Education. Room 403, Runme Shaw Building. Tomorrow. 11 am to 6 pm. Baptist College 'The Evolution of Tertiary Education in Hong Kong - The Hong Kong Baptist College Experience' by Information and Public Relations Office. Ocean Terminal Lobby. Today. 10 am to 8 pm. 'Reading Programme 1994/95' by Centre for Educational Development. Tower Podium. Today and tomorrow. 9 am to 5 pm.