A study done by the Institute of Future Cities at CUHK reveals that hot nights pose greater threat to public health than hot days and better urban planning and building design are needed to mitigate the impact.
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.
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
The webinar will be conducted via ZOOM. After registration, a confirmation email containing the meeting ID and password will be sent to registrants.
WUN interdisciplinary research group ‘Women’s Mobility: Negotiating Work & Family Spheres in Asia’ is organising an International Conference on 'Gender and (Im)mobility in Uncertain Times' on 11-12 March 2021, as part of CUHK’s Diversity and Inclusion Week. Registration is open, all are welcome.
CUHK Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky S. Tuan joined the International Higher Education Forum 2021 hosted by the Universities UK International on 14 April 2021 to look at the challenges universities are facing and what they have learned from the pandemic.
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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