Sun Kwok

Sun Kwok

Professor Sun Kwok is a chair professor of space science and former dean of science (2006-2016) at the University of Hong Kong. He is the current president of the Astrobiology Commission of the International Astronomical Union. Prof Kwok is a world-leading authority in stellar evolution and astrochemistry. In addition to over 300 journal papers, he has also published a number of books, including the latest, Our Place in the Universe.

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Opinion | Creating a climate of fear for Chinese scientists in the US benefits neither Washington nor Beijing

Some scientists have been fired from US universities for their links with China’s Thousand Talents Plan. Are such moves justified? The truth is that technical espionage isn’t necessary when you have enough knowledge to figure out so-called secrets yourself.

Some scientists have been fired from US universities for their links with China’s Thousand Talents Plan. Are such moves justified? The truth is that technical espionage isn’t necessary when you have enough knowledge to figure out so-called secrets yourself.

20 Jun 2019 - 4:28AM
AI must spark a revolution in teaching at universities so students can keep one step ahead of machines

To prepare students for the workplace of the future, universities must focus once again on teaching in addition to research and aim to develop intellectual skills that cannot easily be replaced by technology.

To prepare students for the workplace of the future, universities must focus once again on teaching in addition to research and aim to develop intellectual skills that cannot easily be replaced by technology.

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