WUN research group to hold international symposium: 2020 A Year Without Public Space

A WUN Interdisciplinary Research Group is hosting an international symposium that reflects on the challenges and opportunities in thinking about what counts as public space during a global pandemic. WUN Executive Director Peter Lennie and Chair of Global Higher Education and Research Global Challenge Chair Jose Escamilla, join PI Hendrik Tieben to discuss ‘Campus as Public Space in the Age of Pandemics’.  Click through for the program and registration information.

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CUHK Institute of Health Equity Webinar Series:The detrimental impact of housing deprivation and a

Co-organized by Policy Research@HKIAPS, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, CUHK
Date: 11 December 2020 (Friday)
Time: 12:30-1:30pm (HKT)
Prof. Rebecca Bentley, Professor of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
Dr. Mandy Lau, Associate Professor of Department of Urban Planning and Design, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
Moderator: Prof. Roger Chung, Associate Director of CUHK Institute of Health Equity
Language: English
Free Registration
The webinar will be conducted via ZOOM. After registration, a confirmation email containing the meeting ID and password will be sent to registrants.

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Global Study Led by CUHK & HKU Discovers Hepatitis C Virus Drug as Potent Treatment for COVID-19

A recent global study led by researchers from CU Medicine and HKUMed has discovered a hepatitis C virus drug “simeprevir” as a potent treatment for COVID-19, which can strongly suppress the replication of SARS-CoV-2. The combination of this drug with remdesivir can result in drug synergism and generate an even more effective outcome.

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