Biochemist offers hope for leukaemia treatment
20 August 2019
Biochemist Dr Alice Cheung has been fascinated by the mechanism of cells – how they divide and function – since high school and her undergraduate days at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).
Landslide devastation prompts interest in geohazards
14 August 2019
Dr Louis Wong studies how geomaterials behave and why they can be so destructive.
Accelerating next-generation protein engineering
9 August 2019
Croucher scholars involved in a breakthrough to engineer clinically useful proteins.
Prof Kenneth Leung is helping to protect the aquatic environment.
Fishing for a cure
1 August 2019
Professor Zilong Wen is at the forefront of global blood cell research, and the tiny zebrafish is key to his work.
Nerd Nite x CSA
26 July 2019
Croucher Scholars Association organised a public talk in collaboration with Nerd Nite Hong Kong on 22 Jul 2019.
Remaking the molecular world
24 July 2019
Dr Sam Chan is working to increase our knowledge of the world around us, one molecule at a time.
Discovering the difference when egg cells divide
18 July 2019
Cell biologists at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, have now discovered a previously unknown structure in mammalian eggs that appears indispensable for error-free distribution of chromosomes in meiosis.
How neurons spark flexible decisions
15 July 2019
Dr Alex Kwan is a neuroscientist, but he grew up dreaming of being a computer programmer.
13 research projects received the award.
Signalling the future
2 July 2019
Dr Stanley Chan is powering forward with computational imaging methods for very low light situations.
Not junk RNA after all
25 June 2019
Non-coding RNA has been found to play an important role in ensuring accuracy in cell division and chromosome segregation.
Prof Albert Kong is working on an underground gravitational wave detector.
Breakthrough in deriving early embryonic stem cells
19 June 2019
A new approach to derive expanded potential stem cells from both pig and human cells.
Manipulate light with optical metasurfaces to improve efficiency in technologies.
A team of astrophysicists tired to verify the existence of ultralight bosons.
69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
5 June 2019
Two Croucher scholars have been accepted to attend the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from 30 June to 5 July.
Nanotech key for purer and safer drugs
30 May 2019
Physicists and chemists have developed a new method that could potentially produce pure, higher-quality medicinal drugs.
Deciphering protein “barcodes”
28 May 2019
Biophysicist Dr Joyce Fung is delving into the intricate structures of proteins within biological systems to uncover fresh knowledge about protein structures and dynamics that can assist understanding related to diseases such as cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.
Corn and soybeans grow better together
16 May 2019
Using intercropping to alleviate environmental and food supply issues.