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Research and Knowledge Transfer

With the new identity of FSN, we targeted to achieve strategic partnerships for research development, knowledge transfer, entrepreneurship, social innovation and wider engagement activities in global and GBA areas. 

PolyU FSN Grand Opening

14 July 2023


The official inauguration of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN) was a memorable and successful event. We hope everyone enjoyed the grand opening dinner banquet.

News and Events

Prof. Wong Ka-hing and his team at FSN have developed Cs4-selenium nanocomposites (Cs4-SeNPs) to manage postmenopausal osteoporosis. Selenium is crucial for bone health and metabolism, and with its well-characterized structure and high stability, Cs4-SeNPs showed promising results in inducing proliferation, differentiation, and mineralization in pre-osteoblast cells. In animal studies, Cs4-SeNPs demonstrated bone protective effects against OVX-in

6 Nov 2023

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Antibiotics have long been effective medications for treating bacterial infections. However, some bacteria have begun to exhibit "antibiotic resistance," rendering them resistant to multiple antibiotics, and they are often referred to as "superbugs." Recently, our research team at the Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSN), led by Prof. Chen Sheng, Chair Professor of Microbiology, Member of State Key Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Dr

6 Nov 2023

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FSN Talk on "Regulation of Mitochondrial Remodeling in Brown Fat" by Prof. Kuang Shihuan.   Date:   17 October 2023 (Tuesday) Time:   10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Venue: Y716, Lee Shau Kee Building (Block Y), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University    

17 Oct 2023

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FSN Talk on "Commercialization of Technology" by Dr Chu Ka Wing Kevin.   Date: 19 September 2023 (Tuesday) Time: 16:30 - 17:30 Venue: TU201, Yip Kit Chuen Building (TU Wing), PolyU Language: Cantonese or Mandarin Registration Link:  

19 Sep 2023

20230919 Talk

Congratulations to the 5 scholars from our Department of FSN who have been recognized among the top 2% of scientists worldwide, as per Stanford University's latest ranking. This recognition is a testament to our outstanding research excellence across various fields and the significant impact we've achieved. The data is based on the October 1, 2023, snapshot from Scopus, providing comprehensive metrics like citations, h-index, co-authorship-adjus

9 Nov 2023

Worlds Top 2 Scientists by Stanford University

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