Croucher Foundation News

Flexible sensor to speed up inflammation test

New sensor developed by a team of mechanical engineers and Professor Aimin Xu (Senior Research Fellowship 2016) makes inflammation testing 30 times faster.

15 July 2018

Croucher scholars featured on Nature as “Science Stars of East Asia”

Professor Malik Peiris and Professor Vivian Yam has been named one of the ten “Science Stars of East Asia” by the medical journal Nature.

23 July 2018

CSA: Craft Beer workshop

Croucher scholars gathered on a Friday night to learn about beer brewing.

8 July 2018

Motorless robots

A team of mechanical engineers has developed a new class of actuating material that may help the development of motorless robots in future.

18 June 2018

Robotic system to be used in brain surgery

An engineering team led by Dr Kwok Ka-wai of the University of Hong Kong has developed a robot to improve the accuracy of brain surgery when used inside a magnetic resonance imaging scanner.

15 June 2018

BATS Code for efficient network transmission

Annoyed by the pixelated screen when streaming a live football game? BATS code might be the solution.

30 May 2018

Max Planck Croucher Symposium

On 20 May 2018, a group of 35 young scientists gathered at Ringberg Castle in Bavaria to discuss the latest advances in their respective fields of biology.

26 May 2018

Font engineering: from genomes to typography​

Story of Dr Hin-tak Leung who made a shift from physicist to a career in typography.

22 May 2018