- 2021 November – HKU Listed Among World’s Top 50 Universities With The Most Highly Cited Researchers
- 2021 October – Reappointment of Professor Xiang Zhang as HKU President and Vice-Chancellor
- HKU signs MoU with Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government to establish an HKU campus in Shenzhen
- HKU Mentorship for Graduates in Beijing 2021-2
港大「師友計劃」(北京) debuted last week at an online induction hosted by Development and Alumni Affairs Office and HKU Beijing Alumni Network.
Hats off to 13 alumni Mentors for supporting 24 new graduates Mentees who are starting their career journeys in Beijing.
Special thanks to Mr. Thomas Tso 曹万泰 , former Director of HKSAR Beijing Office and long-time HKU Mentor, for sharing great insights and tips to our new Beijing Mentorship family.
The upcoming online Fireside Chat will feature world-renowned Hong Kong directors: alumnae Ann Hui and Mabel Cheung, and Oscar-winning documentary director Ruby Yang.
How did HKU inspire the three directors? Tips for aspiring young film makers? How to produce high quality films with limited resources?
On March 16 one hundred and ten years ago, the University of Hong Kong was founded. With shared values and a determined quest for excellence, and through the collective effort of countless members of the university community, we have built this citadel of knowledge and contributed at various junctures in history.
- 2021 February – Recent HKUAASC Website Traffic Statistics:
Thirteen academics of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have been named by Clarivate Analytics in its list of “2020 Highly Cited Researchers” as the most influential in the world. Their works have been highly cited by fellow academics and are hence making a significant impact in ongoing research in their respective fields of study.
- OBITUARY – Dr. Kwan Ming Chan 陳鈞銘博士 July 30, 1935 – October 16, 2020
With a heavy heart and loving remembrance, we share the sad news of the passing of Professor Dr. Kwan Ming Chan on October 16, 2020 in Irvine, California.
- 2020 September – 香港大學《醫研薈萃》網上公開講座
- 2020 July – Expanded ENCODE Delivers Invaluable Genomic Encyclopedia
Congratulations to Peng He 何鹏 Brian, member of HKUAASC published one of the 10 Nature papers for ENCODE consortium.
- 2020 Sam Hui 許冠傑同舟共濟 Online Concert
Sam Hui 許冠傑 (BA 1971; Riccian) will be performing online, free. Sam would love to share his passion with fellow HKU alumni during these COVID times. Stay home and enjoy the concert.
Live with Prof. Yuen Kwok-yung, Microbiologist, Henry Fok Professor in Infectious Diseases, Chair Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology at The University of Hong Kong. Prof. Yuen’s field of interest is novel microbes in emerging infectious diseases. He will share his insights on “Masks and other lessons from Asia” of the COVID-19 pandemic and take your questions from around the world. The live online event will be held at 21:00 HKT April 2, Thursday. (Click Link for Details)
Dr Kwan Ming Chan 陳鈞銘教授 has become a HKU Faculty of Science Distinguished Alumnus on November 2019. Our heart felt congratulations to him, we are truly proud of his achievements. (Click for Album)
- President and Vice-Chancellor Xiang Zhang Visited HKUAASC
- Farewell to Dr Jerry Wang 王若煜博士 , his wife, Dr Venus Huang 黃聞馨博士 and family
2019 September – Dr. Wang was offered a job in Boston where they are to depart shortly. Let us take this opportunity to thank the couple for their faithful support and commitment to serve as Mentors in the past years and wish the family all the best in Boston.
Dr and Mrs K. M. Chan and Dr Peter Poon were among the Science 80 Stories published by the Faculty of Science at the HKU Science 80 Anniversary. Dr. Poon is already a HKU Faculty of Science Distinguished Alumnus. Our heart felt congratulation to them , we are truly proud of their achievements.
- AACYF (All American Chinese Youth Federation) Top 30 under 30
2019 March – Former HKU Mentee, Roger Luo Jie 羅杰, who was educated at both HKU and the California Institute of Technology, has been awarded one of the “AACYF (All American Chinese Youth Federation) Top 30 under 30” this year in the Art, Culture, Science Category. This award recognises the most influential and talented Chinese American and Chinese students in the States.
The Los Angeles Post
All America Chinese Youth Federation
Roger is a former mentee of Professor Brown during his exchange at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013. He graduated from HKU BSc (Physics and Mathematics) in 2014 with First Class Honours, and is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the California Institute of Technology.
- Re-construction of HKUAASC Website
2019 August – Re-construction and enhancement of HKUAASC website is complete. You may view multimedia on HKUAASC website with desktop, tablet and mobile devices. Below is a brief description of its architect and navigation: