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Croucher Ecology Issue Four: Climate Change 31 May 2021

For the final issue of Croucher Ecology we are examining the impact of climate change on the ecology and biodiversity of Hong Kong.

Welcome Class of 2020 11 December 2020

24 outstanding young scientists have been awarded the 2020 Croucher Scholarships and Fellowships.

Croucher Innovation Awards 2020 and Senior Research Fellowships 2021 11 December 2020

The Croucher Foundation has presented Croucher Innovation Awards 2020, Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2021 and Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellowships 2021 to six distinguished scholars from local universities for their excellent scientific research achievements.

Croucher engineer develops miniaturised organic semiconductor for flexible electronics 11 November 2020

Be it foldable phones or bendable televisions, electronics manufacturers see enormous potential market appeal in “flexible electronics”.

Croucher engineers shine in Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Prize 27 October 2020

Two Croucher scholars have been named as awardees of the 13th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Prize by the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

Wang Yao honoured by American Physical Society 16 October 2020

Professor Wang Yao (Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2020, Innovation Award 2013), Chair Professor of Physics, University of Hong Kong, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his contributions to the advancement of the field.The American Physical Society was founded in 1899, with a mission to advance and diffuse knowledge of physics through journal publications, scien...

Croucher Image Awards 2020 runners-up 30 September 2020

Pictures of the Croucher Image Awards runners-up and the stories behind their scenes

Croucher Image Awards 2020 30 September 2020

The inaugural Croucher Image Awards competition was launched in April 2020.

Dennis Lo scoops ‘Oscar of Science’ for foetal DNA discovery 13 September 2020

Professor Dennis Lo has won the prestigious 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Life Sciences.

Croucher study awards open for application 11 September 2020

Applications for 2021/2022 Croucher study awards and Science Communication Studentships are now open until 5:00pm on 16 November 2020.

Croucher awardee receives Porter Medal 2020 29 June 2020

Professor Vivian Yam has been awarded the Porter Medal 2020.

Croucher Fellow receives Otto Hahn Medal and Award 24 June 2020

Dr Chun So has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal and Otto Hahn Award.

COVID-19 special edition 10 June 2020

A special news section to keep the global and local community up to date with their many contributions.

COVID 19 special edition 28 April 2020

In this special Croucher newsletter, we have investigated Hong Kong’s contribution, talked to some of the leading virologists, microbiologists and epidemiologists, sought expert opinion on the implications for mental health, and public health education, and compiled a round-up of COVID-19 research outputs from different universities in the city.

Shenzhen honour for Croucher Fellow 27 April 2020

Congratulations to Professor Che Chi Ming.

Croucher senior research fellow receives Nick Holonyak Jr Award 3 March 2020

Professor Kei May Lau has been named the 2020 recipient of the Optical Society’s prestigious Nick Holonyak Jr Award.

Non-invasive prenatal testing pioneer receives Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award 21 January 2020

Professor Dennis Lo (Croucher Senior Medical Research Fellowship 2006) has been...

Croucher scholars selected as highly cited researchers of the year 2 January 2020

Ten Croucher scholars have been named “Highly Cited Researchers 2019” by Clarivate Analytics in recognition of their research output.The highly anticipated list identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. A total of 6,216 resear...

Welcome Class of 2019 16 December 2019

25 outstanding scientists have been awarded the 2019 Croucher Scholarship, Fellowship and Studentship.

Croucher Innovation Awards 2019 and Senior Research Fellowships 2020 16 December 2019

Nine distinguished scholars from local universities received the Croucher awards.