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16 Jan 2024

School of Arts and Social Sciences Assistant Professor receives funding from Korean organisation to develop a historical geographical information system

Assistant Professor of the School of Arts and Social Sciences Dr Lok-yin Law has recently been awarded over HK$80,000 from the Korea Studies Grant of the Academy of Korean Studies. The funding will support his research project, namely “Exploring New Frontiers in Yŏnhaengnok Studies: Unveiling the Spatial and Visual Dimensions of Qing-Chosŏn Relations”...

16 Jan 2024

HKMU signs MoU with Yau Lee to nurture construction professionals and promote applied research

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) and Yau Lee Holdings Limited (Yau Lee) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (16 January), marking a significant step towards more comprehensive collaboration. The partnership will span a broad spectrum of areas, including student internships and placements, supervision of students' final-year projects, faculty and researcher exchanges, knowledge transfer, and applied research...

7 Jan 2024

HKMU holds the first Hong Kong Symposium of Laboratory Medicine to kick off its 35th anniversary celebrations

The inaugural Hong Kong Symposium of Laboratory Medicine, organised by Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) in collaboration with the Hong Kong Society for Medical Laboratory Science, was successfully held yesterday (6 January). As the first major academic exchange event in celebration of HKMU's 35th anniversary, the symposium received an overwhelming response, attracting about 250 participants, including experts, academics, researchers, and industry and government representatives...

3 Jan 2024

HKMU School of Nursing and Health Studies receives over $20 million in funding from the Jockey Club to launch a “family-based” mental health project to provide all-round support to pregnant women and their families

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU)'s School of Nursing and Health Studies received HK$20.3 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to support a project titled “Jockey Club 'BaMa Chill Club' Perinatal Support Project”. This initiative focuses on providing depression screening for pregnant women and their spouses, along with services for parents and caregivers. It aims to offer one-stop, comprehensive and personalised support to enhance their mental health, strengthen the training of healthcare professionals, and promote public education....

1 Jan 2024

HKMU holds National Flag-Raising Ceremony on New Year's Day

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) held a National Flag-Raising Ceremony today (1 Jan) on its Jockey Club campus. Council members, senior management, staff and student representatives participated in the ceremony to wish for the prosperity of the country and the continued substantial development of Hong Kong in the coming year....

27 Dec 2023

HKMU signs MoU with IFTA & IESGB to accelerate the professional development of FinTech and sustainability

The Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA) and The Institute of ESG & Benchmark (IESGB) to support and foster talent development in the fields of financial technology (FinTech) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)....

22 Dec 2023

The School of Arts and Social Sciences of Hong Kong Metropolitan University signed MoUs with two schools of universities in China to foster collaboration

The School of Arts and Social Sciences at Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) recently established collaborative partnerships by signing Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two esteemed schools of universities in China. These agreements were forged with the School of Humanities at Shanghai Normal University, and the College of Liberal Arts at Shanghai University. The primary objective of these collaborations is to jointly nurture and cultivate talents in the fields of literature and creative writing....

21 Dec 2023

HKMU innovates microfluidics for real-time monitoring of the metabolic activity of food waste/sewage sludge anaerobic co-digestion to boost the generation of renewable energy

As public awareness of environmental protection grows in Hong Kong, food waste is becoming an increasing concern, thus creating demand for food waste recycling and reuse. If large amounts of food waste are not treated properly, it may contaminate the environment. The “anaerobic co-digestion” of food waste and sewage sludge produces biogas, but the biological activity of the digestion process requires close monitoring to ensure the smooth operation of “anaerobic digestion”, along with the production of biogas. Hong Kong Metropolitan University's (HKMU) School of Science and Technology has developed a “microfluidics analytical device” to monitor the bioactivity of “anaerobic digestion” in real time and learn about the impact of food waste on the “anaerobic digestion” of sewage sludge. Hence, it will help improve the efficiency of waste decomposition and generate renewable energy to convert waste into energy....

20 Dec 2023

HKMU cricket team wins Plate Championship and ranked third in Joint University Tapeball Cricket Sixes

The HKMU cricket team, formed by 14 students from the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration (B&A) and the School of Science and Technology, competed in the Joint University Tapeball Cricket Sixes for the second time and entered the Plate Final after two exciting matches. In the end, the team knocked off the target and won the Plate Championship, standing in third place among eight local tertiary institutions....

19 Dec 2023

Nursing student crowned champion in Hong Kong Streetathon Half Marathon

Year 5 nursing student Lau Chun-wai stood out among many runners in the 21km Half Marathon of the Hong Kong Streetathon held on 17 December and won the championship. Chun-wai is passionate about sports and is currently the HKMU Men's Cross Country Team captain...






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