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Science Events

 

The Science Unit keens to share the excitement of modern scientific advances with Lingnan, Tuen Mun, and Hong Kong communities through formal lectures, informal public seminars, film screening and workshops. Presentations by Lingnan academic staff will be augmented by local speakers and by visiting professors from abroad.

 

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Term 1, 2019-20

Date
 
Time
 
Title
 
Venue
11/11/2019 (MON)   5:30 - 6:30pm  

Simulation models for advancing wildlife conservation: case studies with turtles, tortoises and prairie dogs
妙用研究數據—海龜、陸龜和土撥鼠保育有法

Dr. Kevin Shoemaker
(Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science, University of Nevada, Reno, USA)


  NAB111
4/11/2019 (THU)   5:30 - 7:30pm  

A Journey on Seasonal Food
身土不二體驗之旅

Tutors of Natural Network (自然脈絡) 阿牛


  AM319
23/10/2019 (WED)   4:30 - 6pm  

Circular Economy: Toward More Profitable, More Sustainable Industry
循環經濟:向更富利潤、更可持續的企業進發

Prof. Scott Valentine
(Associate Dean, Sustain and Urban Plan, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)


  MBG06
10/10/2019 (THU)   5:30 - 7:30pm  

Toy Upcycling Workshop: Say NO to the culture of disposability
再生玩具工作坊:向即棄文化說不
做個「惜玩」之人

Tutors of Anew Toys (再生玩具店)


  AM319
19/9/2019 (THU)   5:30 - 7pm  

Documentary Screening – Breathing Room: Marine Pollution and Changes to Natural Ecology
《白海豚失樂園》紀錄片欣賞會 - 香港海洋污染與自然生態變遷

Miss Daphne Wong (Documentary Director)
Miss Viena Mak (Spokesman, Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society)
Prof. Sung Yik Hei (Assistant Professor, Science Unit)


  MBG06

 

More information to be released. Stay tuned!

 


Previous Event

 

Term 2, 2018-19

Date
Event
 
Highlight
10/5/2019

Using DNA Methods to Conserve Korea’s Amphibians
基因研究—保育韓國兩棲動物有法

Dr. Min Mi-Sook
(Research Professor, Research Institute for Veterinary Science and Conservation Genome Resource Bank for Korean Wildlife (CGRB),
College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University)

 

  poster
11/4/2019

Making Zero Impact Fashionable
零「捨」時尚

Ms. Karen Ho
(Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability)
Ms. Toby Crispy & Ms. Kay Wong
(Founder of Fashion Clinic)
Mr. Wilson Lam
(Project Manager, Clothing Industry Training Authority)

 

  posterphotos
28/3/2019

「腸」話短說—腸道微生物與人類健康
Intestinal Microbes and Human Health

丁利博士
(海南師範大學生命科學學院副教授)

 

  posterphotos video
14/3/2019

垃圾分類及乾淨回收工作坊—探討都市固體廢物問題及校園回收的重要性
Waste Sorting and Clean Recycling Workshop – Exploring municipal solid waste problem and the importance of recycling on campus

Ecobus生態巴士導師

 

  posterphotos
11/3/2019 - 17/3/2019

Joint University Campaign 2019 - UNIfy: BYO

 

  posterphotos
28/2/2019

Air Pollution Exposure for Active Mode Commuters and the Influence of Urban Transport Infrastructure
健康有「道
—剖析不同通勤模式對人類健康和市區交通道路建設的影響

Dr. Kim Natasha Dirks
(Associate Professor, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland)

 

  posterphotos video
19/2/2019

Insect Chemical Ecology: Bugs can be chemists, too
昆蟲化學生態學—螢火蟲都可以當化學家!

Dr. Stephen Deyrup
(Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Siena College, United States)

 

  posterphotos video
22/1/2019

Make Invisible Visible – Engaging Students through Community-Based Research, Ecological Communications, and Systems Design Thinking
探索「看不見」的領域 —以社區研究、生態溝通及系統設計思維提升學生課程參與度

Dr. John Petersen
(Paul Sears Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology, Oberlin College)
Dr. Cynthia Frantz
(Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies, Oberlin College)

 

  posterphotos

 

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Term 1, 2018-19

Date
Event
 
Highlight
1/11/2018

Location Intelligence in Smart City
智慧城市的奧秘—探討智能定位的應用與成效

Sr. Paul H.Y. Tsui
(Managing Director, Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited)

 

  poster photos video
4/10/2018

《森林的法則》- 生態桌遊工作坊

馬昀祺博士
(香港戶外生態教育協會創辦人及教育總監)

 

  poster photos
27/9/2018

Film Screening – The True Cost: Fair Trade and Green Consumption
《時尚代價》電影欣賞會 -公平質易與綠色消費

Mr. Willy Kwong
(Executive Director of The Jane Goodall Institute)
Ms. Kayla Wong
(Founder of Basics for Basics)

 

  poster photos
13/9/2018

Studies of Fungi and Applications to Public Health
真菌如何影響人類公共健康

Prof. Lim Young Woon
(Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University)

 

  poster photos video

 

Term 2, 2017-18

Date
Event
 
Highlight
10 May 18

The Quality of Urban Life: What It's About and How We Measure It 
城市生活質量:「宜居」多面睇

Prof. Bob STIMSON, Honorary Professor in Geography, The University of Melbourne

 

  poster photos
12 Apr 18

The Climate Crisis: Flood Risk Management Strategies and Coastal City Development
氣候危機:防洪與沿城市發

Dr. Faith CHAN, Assistant Professor, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Ningbo campus

 

  poster photos video
22 Mar 18

Film Screening – A Plastic Ocean: Plastic Pollution and Impact on Sea Habitant
《塑膠海洋》電影欣賞會 –塑膠污染和解決之道

Prof. Mark McGINLEY, Professor, Science Unit
Mr. Willy Kwong, Executive Director, The Jane Goodall Institute HK

 

  poster photos
15 Mar 18

Film Screening - Plastic China: Waste Management and Environmental Protection
《塑料王國》電影欣賞會 –廢物管理與環境保護

Prof. Paulina WONG, Assistant Professor, Science Unit
Mr. Allan WONG, Founder of Chun Shing Limited

 

  poster photos
10 Mar 18

Family Science Day

Prof. Mark McGINLEY, Professor, Science Unit

 

  photos slides
8 Mar 18

Inspiration of AlphaGo – Machine Learning: From Efficiency to Intelligence
AlphaGo的啟示機器學習:提升效率到

Dr. ZHANG Kun, Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

 

  poster photos video
1 Mar 18

Species Diversity in the Yangtze River Basin
透視長江流域生物多樣性

Prof. SHU Feng Yue, Professor, College of Life Sciences, Qufu Normal University

 

  poster photos video

 

Term 1, 2017-18

Date
Event
 
Highlight
2 Nov 17

The Days after the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster – Its Impact on Society and the Current Status
福島核災之後 – 談談核災對社會的影響及其現況

Prof. LAU Kin Chi, Associate Professor, Cultural Studies

 

  poster photos
21 Oct 17

Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions - Science Tour
本科入學資訊日 - 科學導賞團

Prof. Paulina WONG & Dr. Anthony LAU

 

  poster photos
12 Oct 17

Film Screening - Carbon Nation: Climate Change and Solutions
《低碳國度》電影欣賞會 – 氣候變化和解決之道

Prof. Paulina WONG, Assistant Professor, Science Unit
Mr. Terence TANG, Education Manager, The Conservancy Association

 

  poster photos
28 Sep 17

Sustainability Thinking: How to build the skills to solve problems in the 21st century
可持續思維: 建構21世紀解難技巧

Prof. Davis BOOKHART, Senior Manager and Head of the Sustainability Unit, Assistant Adjunct Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability, HKUST

 

  poster photos

 

Term 2, 2016-17

Date
Event
10 Apr 17

Thinking Small: the Role of Self-Assembly Strategies in Designing Nanoarchitectures

Dr. Lee PARK, William R. Kenan, Jr Professor of Chemistry, Williams College, USA

 

5 Apr 17

How Reptiles can Inform Genome Science

Dr. Matthew FUJITA, Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Arlington

 

1 Mar 17

Dance with Sea Turtles – Research and Conservation

Dr. LIN Liu, Lecturer of HaiNan Normal University, China

 

 

Term 1, 2016-17

Date
Event
7 Dec 16

Species Diversity and Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles in Thailand

Prof. Anchalee Aowphol, Kasetsart University, Dept. of Zoology, Thailand

 

30 Nov 16

Impacts of Exotic Herpetofauna on the Ecosystem in Hong Kong

Dr. Yik Hei SUNG, Lecturer of Biology, HKBU

 

16 Nov 16

Conservation Work outside Hong Kong: How Does a Hong Kong Guy Work without Wifi & Computer in a Forest

Dr. Jay WAN, Director of Coalition for Research on Ecology & Wildlife Ltd.

 

9 Nov 16

Ecology of Pastures: Cows, Carbon, Climate

Prof. Jose Wellington Alves dos Santos, Federal Institute of Brasilia, Biological Sciences, Brazil

 

2 Nov 16

Conserving Hong Kong’s Biodiversity

Dr. Jackie YIP, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Dept.)

 

 

Term 2, 2015-16

2015-16
Event
6 Apr 16

Conserving SE Asian Biodiversity

Prof. Mark McGINLEY

 

2 Mar 16

Climate Change and its Impacts on Hong Kong

Prof. Jonathan FONG

 

17 Feb 16

Coral Reefs: Biodiversity and Beauty at Risk

Prof. Mark McGINLEY