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.
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.
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.
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.
Integrating into Hong Kong - Starting with South Asian Food and Music
As a multi-cultural society, Hong Kong has attracted many ethnic minorities to settle in. In a recent study, Dr Terrance Shum Chun-tat, Assistant Professor of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, found that food and music are key components of South Asian culture that help ethnic minorities to express, retain and construct their own culture in the new social environment.
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