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Science Lectures

"Science in the Public Service" Ten Years of Passion Lecture Series

Title and Speaker Date Time
How Radio Spectrum is Managed in Hong Kong
Speaker: Mr. Ting Lap Hing (Senior Telecom Engineer, Office of the Communications Authority)
06-08-2016 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
From Daily Life to International Trade - A Brief Talk on Chemical Metrology for Testing and Certification
Speaker: Mr. Cheung Kwok Keung, Bobbie (Chief Chemist, Government Laboratory)
06-08-2016 (Sat) 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Energy Management and Harnessing Renewable Energy in Water Supplies Department
Speaker: Mr. Ho Kai Ming (Electrical Engineer, Water Supplies Department)
13-08-2016 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Climate Change and Food Safety
Speaker: Dr. Anna TANG (Scientific Officer, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department)
10-10-2016 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Desalination Plant in Tseung Kwan O
Speaker: Ms. Lau Chiu Wah (Engineer/Consultants Management, Water Supplies Department)
13-08-2016 (Sat) 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme
Speaker: Ir. Kan Hon Shing (Chief Engineer, Drainage Services Department)
20-08-2016 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Design and Construction of Mountain Bike Trails
Speaker: Mr. Ho Tsz Him, Kenny (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
20-08-2016 (Sat) 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Development and Application of a Regional Air Quality Model for the Pearl River Delta Region
Speaker: Dr. Leung Kai Ming, Kenneth (Senior Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department)
10-09-2016 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Future of Horseshoe Crabs in a Warming World
Speaker: Dr. Cheung Siu Gin (Associate Professor of the Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong)
10-09-2016 (Sat) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Roadside Air Quality in Hong Kong
Speaker: Prof. Chan Chak Keung (Dean and Chair Professor of Atmospheric Environment, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong)
17-09-2016 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hong Kong Air Pollutant Emission Inventory
Speaker: Ms. Wan Tsui Yan, Zues (Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department)
17-09-2016 (Sat) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Testing and Certification in Hong Kong
Speaker: Ms. Wong Wan Ha, Rebecca (Accreditation Officer, Hong Kong Accreditation Service)
05-10-2016 (Wed) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Construction of the Section of Central – Wan Chai Bypass Tunnel Crossing Above the MTR Tsuen Wan Line
Speaker: Mr. Lee Hon (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
05-10-2016 (Wed) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Way to Sustainable Drainage - Revitalisation of Water Bodies
Speaker: Ir. Ng Siu Tung, Tommy (Engineer, Land Drainage Division, Drainage Services Department)
05-10-2016 (Wed) 4:00pm - 5:00pm
First Paperless Population By-census in Hong Kong
Speaker: Mr. Yu Chun Keung (Senior Statistician, Census and Statistics Department)
12-10-2016 (Wed) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry
Speaker: Dr. Leung Cam Fai, Ken (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University)
12-10-2016 (Wed) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What are Environmental Friendly and Low Carbon Consumer Products?
Speaker: Mr. Lin Chi Wai, William (Director, Environmental Management, Business Environment Council)
09-11-2016 (Wed) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tai O Flood Protection Effort
Speakers: Mr. Leung Wai Pang, Lewis (Senior Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department), Mr. Yip Yuk Tsang, Steven (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
09-11-2016 (Wed) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Hidden Resilience
Speaker: Mr. Shum Ka Wah, Lawrence (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
10-12-2016 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Underground World
Speaker: Dr. Wong King (President, Hong Kong Institute of Utility Specialists)
10-12-2016 (Sat) 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Curriculum Links: S4-S6 Integrated Science and Liberal Studies "Science, Technology and the Environment"

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese

Free admission on a first come, first served basis.
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, except public holidays)
 


 

Special Exhibition Education Programmes

Title and Speaker Date Time
Odd Insects in Hong Kong
Speaker: Mr. Yiu Gao(Chairman, Hong Kong Entomological Society)
03-09-2016 (Sat) 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Curriculum Links: S1-S3 Science "Looking at Living Things", S4-S6 Biology Compulsory Part "Organisms and Environment"

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese

Free admission on a first come, first served basis
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:00pm, except public holidays)




"Meet the Shaw Laureates 2016 The challenges and the joy of doing science" Popular Science Forum
Jointly organised with The Shaw Prize Foundation, the Education Bureau, and Hong Kong Education City Limited

The Shaw Prize is an international award to honor individuals who are currently active in their respective fields and who have recently achieved distinguished and significant advances, who have made outstanding contributions in academic and scientific research or applications, or who in other domains have achieved excellence. The award is dedicated to furthering societal progress, enhancing quality of life, and enriching humanity's spiritual civilization.

Is doing science and research lonely and difficult or, on the contrary, full of fun and amazement? Shaw Laureates of 2016 will share their experience in this forum. So don't miss this chance to meet them face-to-face.

Title and Speaker Date Time
Meet the Shaw Laureates 2016 The challenges and the joy of doing science
Speakers: Shaw Laureates 2016

*Astronomy
Prof. Kip S Thorne (Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, California Institute of Technology, USA)

Prof. Rainer Weiss (Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Life Science & Medicine
Prof. Adrian P Bird (Buchanan Professor of Genetics, University of Edinburgh, UK)

Prof. Huda Y Zoghbi (Professor of Pediatrics & Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, USA)

Mathematical Sciences
Prof. Nigel J Hitchin (Savilian Professor of Geometry, Oxford University, UK)

*Prof. Ronald W P Drever will not be able to attend the forum.
29-09-2016 (Thu) 2:00pm – 4:45pm

 

 

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: English

Free admission on a first come, first served basis
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:00pm, except public holidays)

 

 

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