e-bulletin (Issue 134) - 16 Sep 2020

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 16 Sep 2020 (Issue 134)
17 Sep (Thu) 3:00-4:30 pm

The notion of a 'navigating home', as proposed in Dr Terence Shum's research, examines how Africans in Hong Kong negotiate accommodation barriers and navigate space of belongings. His findings have practical implications on work to help migrant and on Hong Kong's housing policy.
23 Sep (Wed) 3:00-4:00 pm

Drawing on previous studies and new empirical data from Hong Kong Cantonese, Dr Cherry Lam will put forward a framework that, by capturing both the intrinsic modal nature of dak1 (得) and its fine-grained interpretational distinctions, demonstrates how these seemingly distinct constructions are in fact closely connected and condenses identified cross-linguistic variation to learnable parameters.
25-27 Nov 2020

The dates of the conference, postponed earlier due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, have been set, and the call for papers is open again (till 25 Sep)! With the theme of 'achieving excellence in elderly care through gerontechnology', the conference will look at the most recent innovations, trends, and challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the development and use of gerontechnology. Overseas attendees are welcome to attend via Zoom.

4 Dec 2020 (Fri)

Coming to the 4th Annual Academia-Industry Exchange, the symposium, to be held online this year, will provide a platform for dialogue on the theme of 'International Business, Innovation & Governance: Shaping the Futures of Smart Economy'. Register by 30 Nov.

Programme Info
OUHK part-time (distance learning) programmes range from sub-degree to postgraduate levels. Enrolment for the 2020 Autumn term is open until 20 Sep.
Campus Updates
After 30 years of rapid development, the University needs a more appropriate title to better reflect its current status, focuses and strengths, and facilitate its further development. It is inviting all members of the OUHK community and the public to submit nominations for the new title.
Knowledge for All

The Joy of Teaching and Learning in Kindergartens (Dr Maggie Koong) [Cantonese]
• Home Health Watch Training Day: Skin Care [Cantonese]
• Masters of Money: Hayek and the Free Market
Alumni Corner

The September issue is here! Alumni are welcome to share their latest news and moves with the alumni community.

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