Croucher Foundation News

Croucher Ecology Issue Four: Climate Change

For the final issue of Croucher Ecology we are examining the impact of climate change on the ecology and biodiversity of Hong Kong.

31 May 2021

Teaching students to tell the stories of science

Over some 20 years as an inspirational science teacher and, later, as panel head of the Science Research Department at Maryknoll Fathers’ School in Hong Kong, To Yuen-man has developed an impressive track record as an effective science educator.

17 July 2021

From environmental communication to action

During the second year of Smriti Safaya's Master of Philosophy degree in Earth Science at the University of Hong Kong, while researching earthquakes in central Tibet, she had, if not a eureka moment, certainly one that changed the direction of her life.

18 June 2021

Hong Kong scientists win national science awards

The Ministry of Education of China has honoured five research projects involving universities in Hong Kong in the recent Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology). Croucher scholars led two of the projects receiving recognition.

10 June 2021

2D perovskite discovery delivers greater LED efficiency

A research team led by Chair Professor Andrey Rogach at City University of Hong Kong has created a new type of 2D perovskite material that improves the efficiency of perovskite nanocrystals, boosting the brightness of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) using this material.

4 June 2021

Biohybrid microrobots add novel enabling technology for minimally invasive procedure

Several key challenges exist for medical microrobots to navigate inside a human body, including multi-functionality and safety, adaptivity in a dynamic physiological environment with biological barriers, and real-time imaging and control.

25 May 2021

Repulsion, not attraction, found to be the force in metal-metal interaction

Chemists have resolved a long-standing fundamental problem in the field of metal-metal closed-shell interaction.

20 May 2021

Making a story of psychology

Dr Suzanne So was the first clinical psychologist in HK to offer early assessment for young people with psychosis.

18 May 2021