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26 January 2024

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Professor Tatia Lee being elected as a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences

"Together with her successful application of neuropsychological data to model cognitive and psychological processes for functional prediction, timely intervention for neurodegenerative and affective disorders are accomplishable goals." —— TWAS

With over 1,400 elected fellows, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), a programme unit of UNESCO, represents the world's most distinguished scientists from 108 countries, including 13 Nobel laureates. This year, Professor Tatia Lee, Chair Professor of Psychological Science and Clinical Psychology and May Professor in Neuropsychology at HKU, has been elected in the field of Social & Economic Sciences and is the only awardee from Hong Kong.

Nine HKU projects receive funding under National Natural Science Foundation for China (NSFC) / Research Grants Council (RGC) Joint and Collaborative Research Schemes

Professor Yuanliang Zhai, School of Biological Sciences

Professor Qi Zhao, Department of Computer Science

Professor Xiaoyu Li, Department of Chemistry

Professor Weiping Wang, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Professor Bin Chen, Division of Landscape Architecture

Professor Wei Qiao, Applied Oral Sciences and Community Dental Care

Professor Zhiqin Chu, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor Jun Yang, Department of Civil Engineering

Professor Lixin Dai, Department of Physics

HKU Alumni Photo Challenge

Celebrate fond memories by sharing your photos taken on HKU campus – happy moments together with classmates, hallmates, teammates, or your significant others. Take a trip back in time and find those nostalgic pictures that capture the essence of your time here at HKU.

1. Submit your photos(s) along with a brief description

2. Selected photos will be featured in the Facebook #WeAtHKU Photo Album

3. Contributors of the top 20 photos with the most "likes" will receive a special prize

Come back to campus to recreate your cherished moments on HKU Alumni Day, March 16!

Deadline for submission: March 1, 2024


Two HKU innovative teaching and learning projects take Silver and Bronze in QS Reimagine Education Awards

What's On

HKU-initiated Asia-Pacific Consortium holds Rural Revitalisation Regional Forum in Thailand

Master of Buddhist Studies 2024-25

Applications deadline: Feb 29, 2024

Research  |  Articles

Transforming Teaching and Learning with GenAI

HKUMed researchers uncover key genetic clue in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Is ESG a fad or the future?
ESG 是曇花一現抑或長久趨勢?

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