Croucher Foundation News

Hong Kong scientists shine in Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards

China’s Ministry of Education awarded a total of 13 accolades to research projects involving universities in Hong Kong in the recent Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology).

9 July 2019

Signalling the future

Signal and image processing engineer Dr Stanley Chan is powering forward with computational imaging methods for very low light situations, which has exciting potential to boost diagnostic capabilities in fields ranging from medicine to autonomous vehicles.

2 July 2019

Not junk RNA after all

Non-coding RNA has been found to play an important role in ensuring accuracy in cell division and chromosome segregation.

25 June 2019

Going underground to detect gravitational waves in space

Professor Albert Kong is looking forward to adding stellar insights from Asia through a novel, soon-to-be deployed, underground gravitational wave detector, located in Japan.

21 June 2019

Breakthrough in deriving early embryonic stem cells

A new approach to derive expanded potential stem cells from both pig and human cells.

19 June 2019

Nanophotonic advances shed light on tunable metasurfaces

Manipulate light with optical metasurfaces to improve efficiency in technologies.

13 June 2019

Gravitational wave method may solve dark matter boson mystery

A team of astrophysicists tired to verify the existence of ultralight bosons.

11 June 2019

69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Two Croucher scholars have been accepted to attend the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from 30 June to 5 July.

5 June 2019