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The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is privileged to announce the establishment of the Tan Siu Lin Innovation Hub with the generous support of the Tan Siu Lin Foundation. An opening ceremony was held on 18 October 2022. The Tan Siu Lin Innovation Hub is committed to providing students with an inspirational and flexible learning environment conducive to creativity and innovation. Locate

24 Oct 2022

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The School of Optometry (SO) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has received a generous donation from The Tan & Fong Charitable Foundation for replacement of ophthalmic examination equipment used in the PolyU Integrative Community Health Centre (ICHC) in Lai King. The ICHC, operating under the School of Optometry (SO), is the first PolyU off-campus health centre and teaching clinic. Rooted in the community for years, it provides much

19 Oct 2022

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With a strong passion for scientific research, Dr Tommy Wei, Associate Professor from the Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering and Dr Zhao Xin, Associate Professor from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, are constantly pursuing research breakthroughs for improving people’s lives. To recognise their outstanding achievements in responding to societal needs through knowledge transfer, Dr Wei and Dr Zhao have been appointe

28 Sep 2022

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While the demand for healthcare services is growing drastically in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has been playing an instrumental role in bringing significant new research breakthroughs to rehabilitation sciences over the years. H H Hung Charitable Foundation, founded by Mr Peter Hung, has provided a generous donation to establish the Peter Hung Endowed Professorship in Pain Management, to support PolyU’s continuous cont

23 Sep 2022

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) established the Endowed Professorship Scheme in 2012 to honour distinguished scholars for their outstanding academic and research achievements. With extra resources from the Scheme, Endowed Professors will be able to step up their excellent work in research and education. In 2021, to further support promising early-career academics to excel, PolyU introduced the Endowed Young Scholars Scheme. Outstandi

2 Sep 2022

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On 12 August 2022, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Foundation (PolyU Foundation) held an appreciation lunch to express our gratitude to Foundation members who have offered their support to the University. Guests invited include new and upgraded members in the categories of Honorary Life Chairman, Honorary Life President and Honorary Life Vice President. Dr Sunny Chai, Chairman of the PolyU Foundation, sincerely thanked members for their trus

12 Aug 2022

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently named the Bamboo Court on the PolyU campus after Mr Cheung Che-man and Mrs Cheung Kwok Yuen-ho. A naming ceremony was held on 29 July in appreciation of the generous couple who have kindly offered their support to PolyU. Known for its serenity, abundant sunshine and a welcoming open-air café, the Bamboo Court is a favourite hangout spot for many PolyU teachers, students and visitors. Alway

29 Jul 2022

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Sustainable development is a topic of great importance to society today. Over the years, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has focused on interdisciplinary research in order to provide innovative solutions to societal challenges. Founded by several eco-conscious and tech-savvy corporations, Hong Kong Sustaintech Foundation (the Foundation) recognises the opportunities for promoting sustainable development within the discipline of Accou

20 Jul 2022

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is committed to embracing the opportunities and challenges posed by an ageing society through interdisciplinary research, education, and practice. Thetos Foundation, a strong supporter of organisations that serve the community, has recently pledged a generous donation to establish the Thetos Foundation Endowed Young Scholar position in Social Services, in order to support PolyU’s continuous endeavours

5 Jul 2022

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On 21 November 2022, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) presented the PolyU 85th Anniversary Grand Concert at the Jockey Club Auditorium, featuring a dazzling lineup of internationally acclaimed musicians and revered artists performing an array of Chinese and Western music from different eras. Guests joined members of the PolyU community on the nostalgic musical journey reliving the University’s evolution in tandem with Hong Kong’s deve

21 Nov 2022

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Joint partnership to foster impactful research

During the last few decades we have seen the rise of mega buildings. It is vital to find ways of helping these new kinds of civil infrastructure to withstand natural disasters. PolyU developed a pioneering structural monitoring system that provides real-time “health checks” for mega structures throughout their life cycles.

The nurturing of global citizens

Service-Learning (SL) is an integral part of whole-person education at PolyU. It emphasizes learning through engagement in meaningful community service. The Department of Computing took the lead in bringing their students to Cambodia for PolyU’s first international SL project in 2010.

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