Croucher Foundation News

Max Planck Croucher Symposium 2019

On 19-21 November 201, a group of 34 scientists from Hong Kong, Germany and Okinawa gathered at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) to discuss topics, ranging from Matter to Life.

29 November 2019

Making Magnets for the Large Hadron Collider

Ian Pong is the cable task leader for the American contribution of superconducting quadrupole magnets to CERN’s LHC upgrade.

21 November 2019

Morphing flat materials into any shape you want

How the maths behind the art of kirigami may engineer future change

18 November 2019

Training micro-robots to swim in complex fluids

Targeted drug delivery by designing tiny swimming robots.

11 November 2019

HKU scientists discover ‘signpost’ in chromatin maze

Chemical biologists have identified a histone mark that regulates chromatin structure.

4 November 2019

Searching the cosmos for the origins of the universe

Dr Kimmy Wu researches gravitational waves and radiation in the universe.

25 October 2019

Inspiring next-generation scientists to tackle vital global challenges

Summer 2019 proved an eye-opener for Lau Shing Fai on challenges for trees posed by climate change.

22 October 2019

Steering AI out of harm’s way

For Dr Yinlam Chow, having an interest as a child in robots turned out to be a future career in the making because today he is a research scientist at Google AI.

16 October 2019