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MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professorship in Buddhist Studies

MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professorship in Buddhist Studies

Professor Yakupitiyage Karunadasa, renowned scholar and expert in Early Buddhism and Theravada Abhidhamma, has been appointed the first MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies 廣正心嚴佛學客座教授.  A series of public lectures was held in March and April this year covering “The Relevance of Morality”, “Pursuit of Happiness” and “Buddhism and the Issue of Religious Fundamentalism”.  The professorship aims to bring …

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Seventh Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

Seventh Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The University celebrated its Seventh Inauguration of Endowed Professorships on April 19, 2013. At the ceremony, seven new Endowed Professors and one successive appointment were presented.  Since 2005, a total of 72 Endowed Professorships (including 3 Distinguished Visiting Professorships) have been established. Endowed Professorships are created to provide perpetual support to areas of academic excellence.  It is also a privileged honour bestowed …

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The Sixth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The Sixth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The University celebrated its Sixth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships on April 20, 2012. At the ceremony, twelve new Endowed Professorships were established. In addition, three successive appointments to existing Endowed Professorships were presented. Since 2005, a total of 66 Endowed Professorships, including 3 Distinguished Visiting Professorship Schemes, have been established. Endowed Professorships at HKU are …

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HKU welcomes the establishment of the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

HKU welcomes the establishment of the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

“This Professorship is established in recognition of the half-century long legacy of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. While fulfilling one of the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation’s missions to support medical research, this Endowed Professorship will empower professional development, augment research capacity and improve quality patient care in the field of Orthopaedics.” Dr Walton …

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HKU welcomes the establishment of the Kingboard Professorship in Materials Engineering

HKU welcomes the establishment of the Kingboard Professorship in Materials Engineering

“It is always new materials that open the door to new technologies. Kingboard whole-heartedly supports this Endowed Professorship in Materials Engineering and HKU’s mission in being the vanguard in technological advancement.” Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited In May 2011, a dedication ceremony was held to celebrate the establishment of the Kingboard Professorship in Materials Engineering, which was …

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