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Inspiring the Science World

Inspiring the Science World

Professor Luk Kam Biu, Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professor in Science and Technology and alumnus of the Department of Physics at HKU, has been chosen as a laureate of China’s 2019 Future Science Prize. The Future Science Prize is considered China’s “Nobel Prize” and was established to recognise those scientists whose original research, conducted mostly in the Greater …

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The Twelfth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The Twelfth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

A total of 116 Endowed Professorships have been established since 2005. This year, the Endowed Professors are inaugurated in March. Inauguration of Leong Che-Hung Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Leadership梁智鴻傑出訪問教授席 (領航)Appointment to be announced 待聘 “University education is more than adding knowledge or engaging in vocational training. It encompasses the preparation of young people to meet the myriad …

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A Guiding Voice Lives On

A Guiding Voice Lives On

Four years after he passed away, the executors of Professor Ian Davies’ bequest announced the establishment of a Professorship of Ethics in his name. Dr Gordon Chiu 趙啟聰 (BDS 1987; MDS 1989), speaking on behalf of Professor Davies’ executor Ms Maggie Crosswaite, said that “Ian was adamant regarding his wishes on the establishment of an …

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The Tenth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The Tenth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

This year, we are proud to present ten Professorships from the Faculties of Business and Economics, Dentistry, Medicine, and Engineering, and the Asia Global Institute. A total of 95 Endowed Professorships have been established since 2005. Each of these gifts came with a story, and a dream. Kingboard Professorship in Advanced Dentistry建滔基金教授席 (先進牙醫學)Incumbent: Thomas F Flemmig 傅立明 …

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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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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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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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