No space for “trial and error” in exploration of the universe, says Professor Yung Kai-leung
Behind the scenes of the Chang’e 5 lunar soil sampling feat and the Nation’s ongoing exploration on the surface of Mars, PolyU’s Professor Yung Kai-leung, the Hong Kong engineer who developed some of the critical devices in these missions, shares the key qualities required to realise one’s space dreams.
New VPRI Prof. Christopher Chao’s vision to take PolyU and Hong Kong’s research and innovation to the next new level
Professor Christopher Chao, PolyU’s new Vice President (Research and Innovation), and a leading expert in thermal and environmental engineering, talked enthusiastically about how an “inspiring” tiny insect could point to one of the “next big...
New Health and Medical Research Fund financed PolyU studies to boost community COVID-19 resilience
The Food and Health Bureau and the Research Council granted HK$55.9 million from the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) to PolyU for commencing two large scale, cross-disciplinary COVID-19 studies– underscoring the government’s approval of...
An enhanced undergraduate curriculum to nurture future-ready leaders
In view of the continued advancement of technology, PolyU believes that it is essential to equip our students with the most up-to-date knowledge, so that they can understand the bigger picture of how the world is developing and are well-prepared to...
PolyU develops contact tracing app to help control the spread of COVID-19 when borders reopen
A research study by the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics at PolyU, which is built on an epidemic model with 50% vaccination coverage, has found that digital contact tracing can reduce the infectious population by 84.7% when borders...
Now you can stay connected with PolyU while on the move!
PolyU is excited to announce that it has launched a new mobile app called iPolyU! The app is a convenient, feature-rich platform that allows you to easily access information and resources from PolyU, such as daily news updates, a collection of PolyU...
Research & Knowledge Transfer
Groundbreaking targeted osteoarthritis pain reliever with nanotechnology
Treating osteoarthritis (OA) pain has not been very effective to date – clinically available options typically offer just a few hours of relief or have substantial side effects. The clinical trials of the antibody directed against the OA...
How design rejuvenates and preserves the city, while shaping innovation and beyond
Designing Central, a series of creative events organised by PolyU’s School of Design to mark the opening of the revitalised 1939 avant-garde Central Market, kicked off in late September and will run into early January to promote Hong Kong’s...