For the final issue of Croucher Ecology we are examining the impact of climate change on the ecology and biodiversity of Hong Kong.
Understanding of the regenerative function of stem cells has received a boost following a discovery by a research team led by Professor Danny Chan at HKU, potentially moving scientists a step closer to increasing healing ability in people.
Professor Edwin Chan Ho-yin and a team of international researchers have provided further insight into the development of Huntingdon’s disease and offered fresh hope for new therapeutic directions for sufferers.
Professor Raymond Yeung Wai-ho has received the IEEE 2021 Richard W Hamming Medal for his contributions to network communication and pioneering development of the BATS code.
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.
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.
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.
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.