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28 Sep 2023

HKMU sets up MARS to further microalgae research in the Greater Bay Area and Southeast Asia

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) has a long and excellent track record in environmental science research, especially on harmful algal blooms (HABs) and beneficial applications of microalgae. To further microalgae research in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and Southeast Asia...

26 Jul 2023

HKMU researcher contributes to ocean health through collaborative project on development of eco-friendly materials for seawalls

Environmental science is one of the strategic research areas of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU). Dr Juan Carlos Astudillo Placencia, Assistant Professor in the School of Science and Technology, will start to work on a research project which involves exploring eco-engineering works at the rip rap seawall in south Hong Kong through the use of innovative eco-concrete features to augment habitat complexity....

18 Jul 2023

HKMU’s new Medical Science Laboratory to open in September with cutting-edge facilities to enhance students’ pre-employment training

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) will offer the new Bachelor of Science with Honours in Medical Laboratory Science programme from September this year, which has received...

14 Jun 2023

Computer engineering student receives Gold Award in STEM Excellence Award

Computer engineering student Kelly Chan won the Gold Award of The Greater Bay Area STEM Excellence Award 2023 (HKSAR) with her work “VR metaverse in Kowloon City”. ...

13 Jun 2023

Collaborative project of School of Science and Technology Assistant Professor recognised at Geneva inventions exhibition

Dr Juan Carlos Astudillo Placencia, Assistant Professor at the School of Science and Technology, has collaborated with researchers from other universities to conduct an innovation project, “Eco-Tiles for Enhancing Marine Biodiversity”....

4 May 2023

HKMU research finds that Chinese medicine Danshen reduces cancer drug side effects and provides insights into integrated Chinese and Western medical treatment for cancer

Researchers at HKMU found that components of traditional Chinese medicine Danshen help reduce high blood pressure as an adverse effect of cancer drugs, thereby enhancing the treatment effect. The research team is striving to find the best extract of Danshen and its effect on concurrent treatment with Western medicine. The research findings are expected to provide much stronger support for combined Chinese and Western medical treatment of cancer and give hope to cancer patients in dealing with the side effects of Western medicine....

13 Apr 2023

HKMU researchers find new way to alleviate wireless network congestion

HKMU researchers recently developed an algorithm that significantly improves the performance of wireless network transmission and alleviates network congestion caused by a large number of connected devices. The research result provides insights into the network industry in developing the next generation of wireless networks....

2 Feb 2023

HKMU and HKT join forces to foster the sustainable development of the ICT industry in Hong Kong

The School of Science and Technology of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and HKT signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (2 February) to foster...

20 Jan 2023

HKMU strengthens industry-academia collaboration in nurturing construction talent

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on Nurturing Talent for the Construction Industry with the Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA) and...

1 Jan 2023

Computing student receives grant from Cyberport for innovative solution

With his innovation “VisualArc”, a wearable scanning device that relieves office workers and students from the hassle of processing large amounts of text during meetings and classes, Rex secured a seed grant of HK$100,000 from Cyberport Greater Bay Area Young...






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