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Two Families Joined Hands to Support Research in Lung Health and Disease

Two Families Joined Hands to Support Research in Lung Health and Disease

The “Lee Siu Lun and Ho Ting Sik Research Fund in Lung Health and Disease” (李兆麟何廷錫胸肺研究基金) was established with a generous donation of HK$10 million from Mr Lee Siu-Lun and Mr Ho Ting-Sik to the Department of Medicine at HKU. The jointly named Research Fund embodies the admirable trust between the families of Mr Lee and Mr Ho in promoting lung …

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A pioneering sustainable development initiative for rural Hong Kong

A pioneering sustainable development initiative for rural Hong Kong

To incubate a sustainable development option for rural areas and villages in Hong Kong, the HKU Kadoorie Institute, together with the Hong Kong Countryside Foundation, Produce Green Foundation, the Conservancy Association and inhabitants of a traditional Hakka village in Lai Chi Wo, launched the “Living Water & Community Revitalisation – An Agricultural-led Action, Engagement and Incubation …

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Honouring Long-held Beliefs

Honouring Long-held Beliefs

The Lo Shiu Kwan Kan Po Ling Professorship in Pharmacy 羅肇群簡寶玲基金教授席 (藥劑學) was established with a generous donation from Mr Lo Shiu-Kwan and his wife, Madam Kan Po-Ling. As a successful entrepreneur who ran a string of pawn shops across Hong Kong, Mr Lo has served the Hong Kong and Kowloon Pawnbrokers Association for 40 years and …

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Collaboration with the University of Cambridge on Medical Law, Ethics and Policy

Collaboration with the University of Cambridge on Medical Law, Ethics and Policy

The Centre for Medical Ethics and Law (CMEL), supported by the generosity of the WYNG Foundation, is a joint effort of the Faculties of Law and Medicine. CMEL aims to provide teaching and training for university students and professionals in these two subjects, and to also raise public awareness on relevant local and international issues. …

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Banking on the Best

Banking on the Best

This year, twenty-six students from HKU are the proud recipients of HSBC Hong Kong Scholarships, HSBC Social Work Scholarships, HSBC Overseas Scholarship Scheme, and the Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award. The awardees celebrated their achievements at the 2014 HSBC Scholars Day held at the HSBC Main Building on July 16. HSBC has been supporting scholarships at tertiary institutions …

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Oscar-winning filmmaker appointed as Distinguished Fellow

Oscar-winning filmmaker appointed as Distinguished Fellow

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ruby Yang (楊紫燁) was appointed the Hung Leung Hau Ling Distinguished Fellow in Humanities (孔梁巧玲傑出人文學者) at HKU. Ruby received her Academy Award in 2007 for The Blood of Yingzhou District《潁州的孩子》, which documented the lives of children in the remote villages of Anhui Province who have lost their parents to AIDS.  Over the years she has also …

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A Legacy of Learning

In memory of its previous Dean, the Faculty of Education established the Professor Shirley Grundy Memorial Fund in 2011.  This Fund was created to continue Professor Grundy’s legacy of promoting Knowledge Exchange at the Faculty.  Some 50 donors have contributed over HK$180,000 to the Fund. From the academic year 2013-14, funds will be awarded to a maximum of four projects a year …

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