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13 Jul 2022 (Wed)
HKMU research shows a significant difference in price changes in the HOS secondary market and private property market

The Public and Social Policy Research Centre, under the School of Arts and Social Sciences, recently used the “HKMU HOS Price Index” to examine the difference in price trends between the Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) secondary market and the private property market in Hong Kong during the pandemic. The study found that local HOS secondary market prices were affected by the pandemic to a certain extent and showed a significant difference from the price of private housing.  


  • Public and Social Policy
  • Housing

  • 23 Jun 2022 (Thu)
    Research finds that government funding encourages kindergartens to admit ethnic minority students

    A recent research jointly conducted by the School of Education and Languages of HKMU and the Hong Kong Child-rity Association (HKCRA) revealed that half of the kindergartens interviewed admitted more ethnic minority (EM) students because of a new subsidy scheme introduced by the Government, and the lack of human resources to be their biggest obstacle in admitting EM students.


  • Ethnic Minorities
  • Cultural Inclusion

  • 31 May 2022 (Tue)
    HKMU promotes STEAM education in secondary schools with support of The Hong Kong Jockey Club

    With support of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, HKMU rolled out the Jockey Club STEAM Education Resources Sharing Scheme to provide teaching support for secondary schools and to promote STEAM education in Hong Kong.


  • STEAM Education
  • Knowledge Transfer

  • 19 May 2022 (Thu)
    Probiotics proved to enhance fish growth performance

    A research team of the School of Science and Technology has found that using a common probiotic bacterium, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus strain GG (LGG), as the feed supplement for cultivation of mud carp fingerling can improve the growth performance of the fish and enhance its resistance against the infection of pathogenic bacterial Aeromonas hydrophila.


  • Innovation and Technology
  • Applied Microbiology

  • 12 Apr 2022 (Tue)
    New anti-virus technology developed

    Partnering with a start-up company, HKMU discovers that strong positively polar polymeric filter can effectively arrest and inactivate viruses and bacteria including the SAR-Cov-2 virus in a short period of time. This technology can be applied to medical and other daily use products to protect public health.


  • Innovation and Technology
  • Anti-virus Technology