Croucher News

August 2017

End of Summer Bash 2017 31 August 2017

The Croucher Scholars Association held its third event on 31 August to celebrate the start of fall semester.

Professor Kenneth Leung selected for the 2016 Biwako Prize for Ecology 30 August 2017

Congratulations to Professor Leung for being awarded the Biwako Prize for Ecology 2016.

Rescuing memory: Alzheimer’s disease 28 August 2017

Dr Rosa HM Chan (Croucher Scholarship 2004) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. She studied the hippocampus, the centre of emotion, memory, and the autonomic nervous system, in hope to help Alzheimer's patients.

The 50th Joint School Science Exhibition Grand Opening 26 August 2017

The 50th Joint School Science Exhibition Grand Opening was held on 24 August 2017.

Dr Tin Chung: prosthetic system for the cerebellum 25 August 2017

Dr Chung Tin (Croucher Scholarship 2002) explains how our respiratory system works.

A global concern: mobile app to forecast air pollution 21 August 2017

Air pollution is a growing global concern that has been linked to several health conditions. Dr Ng Ho-Tsang recently joined Clustertech Limited, a Hong-Kong based company working to combat this issue.

In memoriam: Professor Sir David Todd 17 August 2017

Professor Sir David Todd passed away on 16 August 2017, aged 89.

Welcome Croucher class of 2017 16 August 2017

A new batch of scientists have been awarded the 2017 Croucher Scholarship and Fellowship.

New blood test to detect hard-to-spot type of cancer 11 August 2017

New blood test developed by Professor Dennis Lo could help save cancer patients.

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