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Times Higher Education

Crisis “could unify and strengthen” Asia’s universities

Quote from Professor Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK on how the University brought together STEM and non-STEM professors for COVID-19 research.

South China Morning Post

Masks, tests, quarantine centres: What can Canada learn from Hong Kong’s Covid-19 successes?

An interview with Professor Samuel Wong from CU Medicine discussing the article he wrote together with Professor Kin On Kwok and Professor Francis Chan analysing what Hong Kong did to control COVID-19.


90% of the world’s students are in lockdown. It’s going to hit poor kids much harder than rich ones

Quote from Professor Catherine So, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology on the challenges faced by children with special education needs during the pandemic.


The harmful effect of ozone damage on plants

A research by Professor Amos Tai, Associate Professor, Earth System Science Programme, on the impact of ozone damage on plants.

Nikkei Asian Review

Coronavirus: Seven things to know about the medical aspects of coronavirus

Quote from Professor David Hui, Chairman, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics on the development of medications and vaccines for COVID-19 illness.

MedPage Today

Urgent Endoscopy: No Mortality or Rebleeding Benefit in Upper GI Bleeding

A research by Professor James Lau, Chairman, Department of Surgery on the best timing for endoscopy of patients with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding.


A mysterious virus is making China (and the rest of Asia) nervous. It’s not SARS, so what is it?

Quote from Professor David Shu Cheong Hui, Chairman, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics on COVID-19 epidemic.

WSJ Custom Content

Chinese Computing Pioneer Wong Kam-fai: Legacy Companies Need Innovation Sandboxes

An interview with Professor William Kam Fai Wong, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering to gain expert opinion on the latest technology development in Mainland China.

Medical Design Briefs

Computational Approach Speeds Up Microscopy Imaging

A research by Professor Shih Chi Chen, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering on microscopy imaging technology.


Secondhand smoke may damage children’s eyes

A research by Dr. Jason Cheuk Sing Yam, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences on the impact of secondhand smoke on children’s eye health.