2018 Calendar

The Croucher Foundation hosts and organises events of many kinds including scientific conferences, study courses and interdisciplinary meetings. Each strand has its own page; this page lists all the events in order.

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Ultracold Atom Physics

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 10 – 15 June 2018 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

This summer course will cover both fundamental topics and advanced problems in the field of ultracold atom physics, including Ano-Feshbach and Efimov resonances, topological matters, non-equilibrium physics, strongly correlated systems, among the others. We believe that these topics will help stu...


GPS/ Beidou/ GNSS Satellite Positioning and Navigation and Earth Observation

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 11 – 17 June 2018 at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The 7-day Croucher Summer Course 2018 will provide an excellent opportunity for summer course participants to learn the latest research outcomes from internationally distinguished scholars. It will be an ideal place for all participants to broaden their horizon, diversify research interests, enha...

Jul 1

Emerging Viral Infections: The One-Health Approach

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 1 – 7 July 2018 at the The University of Hong Kong

This new Croucher Summer Course series will provide students, scientists and health professionals with consistent knowledge and interdisciplinary training through an international faculty of world-leading scientists. It is expected that this proposal, specifically tailored around new technologies...

Jul 9

Neutron scattering: a powerful method for materials research

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 9 – 14 July 2018 at the City University of Hong Kong

The discovery and development of new materials hinge on our understanding of their structures and dynamics. Neutron scattering is a powerful and versatile method to characterize the structure and dynamics of materials. Originally developed as a tool for physics, it has led to major advances in ma...


Stem cells biology and regenerative medicine

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 15 – 20 July 2018 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Over the 5-day course, participants will have a unique experience to learn from the pioneers and practise during the laboratory demonstration sessions as well as presentation sessions by the participants. There will be social activities to allow interaction and friendship building for the course ...


Performance Aware Programming with Application Accelerator

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 23 – 27 July 2018 at the The University of Hong Kong

The Croucher Summer Course on Performance-Aware Programming using Application Accelerators (PAPAA) is a 5-day live-in summer program hosted at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The goal of the course is to bring together the best researchers and the brightest young postgraduate research stu...

Aug 6

Advances in Immunology in Health and Disease

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 6 – 10 August 2018 at the The University of Hong Kong

This 5-day residential course aims for talented postgraduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers to deepen the fundamental knowledge in immunology and to understand the immunological aspects of major diseases. Participants will have the opportunities to learn and interact ...


Precision Genome Engineering by CRISPR: Applications in Biology and Medicine

Croucher Foundation Summer Course 10 – 15 August 2018 at the The University of Hong Kong

Precision genome engineering by CRISPR is game-changing. The use of CRISPR to knockout or knockin genes precisely has increased explosively in biomedical research and as novel therapeutics. CRISPR-mediated knockout of target genes has become the standard for loss-of-function studies in mammal...