The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Science Unit


  • Prof. Mark McGINLEY (Professor & Head) and Prof. Jonathan Fong (Assistant Professor) established the Science Unit in August 2015.

  • Dr. Lin Lui, visiting scholar of the Science Unit, joins Agriculture Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) and Ocean Park to release captive sea turtles in June 2017.

  • Prof. Jonathan Fong (back, left) and Dr. Xoni Ma (front, left) led a group of students to Nam Sang Wai for field studies of the course “CLD9018 Natural History of Hong Kong” on 3 Mar 2017.

  • Prof. Jonathan Fong and his research partners unveiled poaching activities within China’s nature April 2017.

  • Mirth TANG (Year 3 student), was inspired to explore ecology after taking CLD9017, scratching the neck of a giant tortoise during her study trip to Mauritius in Jan 2017.

  • Elderly students expressed appreciation to Prof. Fong for his wonderful teaching in April 2016.

  • Students of all ages discussed about the assignment for the course Natural Disasters: Science and Society.

  • Prof. McGinley shared his insight on coral reefs in February 2016.

  • Prof. Jose Wellington Alves dos Santos, visiting scholar of Science Unit, delivered a talk "Ecology of Pastures: Cows, Carbon, Climate” on 9 November 2016.

  • Peer learning through poster presentations for Prof. Fong’s course Life Science: The way life works.

  • Students explored science through the lens of the microscopes.

New Science Courses     Research Achievements 
Team Teaching Award     Teaching Science at Local Schools 
Hear What Student Say     Get in touch with nature