Croucher Foundation News

Dr Kwok Wai Him: ensuring fairness in horse racing 9 October 2017

Dr Kwok Wai Him at racing laboratory of the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Dr Jason Tak-Man Cheung: where science meets sport 3 October 2017

How to choose the right pair of sports shoes? Dr Jason Cheung shares.

MOU signed with Max Planck Society 27 September 2017

First joint postdoctoral fellowship scheme signed with Max Planck Society in Germany.

Virtual human: robots can now understand natural languages 20 September 2017

Software system developed to make robots better at following spoken instructions.

Inner ecosystem: understanding the gut microbiota 18 September 2017

Dr Sunny Wong studied host-microbial interaction.

Congratulations to Dr Suzanne So on her UGC Teaching Award 8 September 2017

Dr Suzanne So Ho-wai (Croucher Scholarship 2009), Assistant Professor of the Department of Psychology, has been awarded the UGC Teaching Award, for adopting an innovative pedagogical approach in clinical psychology training.

Dr Michael Cheng: finding new ways to detect online fraud 6 September 2017

Dr Cheng uses AI and machine learning to help businesses detect criminal activity.

First Neutron Beam for CSNS 2 September 2017

The China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) has successfully produced its very first neutron beam on 28th 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.

The dark side of the digital age: impact of e-waste 24 July 2017

Professor Wong Ming Hung stresses the impact of e-waste to children.

Congratulations to Professor Paul Tam for receiving the Denis Browne Gold Medal 20 July 2017

Congratulations to Professor Paul Kwong Hang TAM.