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HK SciFest 2017 Lecture Series

Title and Speaker Date Time
Trigger Point Acupuncture for the Treatment of Common Pain Disorders (17T025)
Speaker: Dr. Peng Zengfu (Senior Lecturer, Clinical Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University)
01-04-2017 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Treating Eczema (17T026)
Speaker: Dr. Fu Wenshu (Professional Consultant, School of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
01-04-2017 (Sat) 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Know More about What Is "IVF" Baby (17T027)
Speaker: Dr. Grace Kong Wing-shan (Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Dr. David Chan Yiu-leung (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
02-04-2017 (Sun) 11:00am - 12:30pm
Amazing Molecules that Changed the World: A Journey Through the History of Organic Synthesis (17F096)
Speaker: Prof. Gavin Tsui (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
02-04-2017 (Sun) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ocular Health Talk: Debunk the Eye Care Myths (17T029)
Speaker: Dr. Kelvin Chong Kam-lung (Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
02-04-2017 (Sun) 4:30pm - 6:00pm
"Explore the World of Medicine" Public Lecture Series 2017 (17T020)

Theme of the Lectures: Exercise and Sports Injury
Topic 1: Zero-Time Exercise: Enjoyable, Easy and Effective
Speaker: Prof. Lam Tai-hing (Sir Robert Kotewall Professor in Public Health; Chair Professor of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong)

Topic 2: Sports Injury - Patellar Dislocation
Speaker: Dr. Yau Wai-pan (Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong)

08-04-2017 (Sat) 10:00am - 12:00 noon
Genetically Modified Organisms / Food (GMO / GMF) 101 (17T032)
Speaker: Dr. Patrick Yue Ying-kit (Lecturer, Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University)
08-04-2017 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Yen Kwo Yung Lecture in Life Sciences - The Tree of Life: An Idea that Changed the World (17F105)
Speaker: Prof. Peter Holland (The University of Oxford, UK)
08-04-2017 (Sat) 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Genomic Medicine II: Precision Medicine (17T033)
Speaker: Dr. Johnny Chan Chun-yin (Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong)
Speaker: Ms. Jody Chu Kwok-pui (Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong)
09-04-2017 (Sun) 11:00am - 12:30pm
Empowering Your Future: Foundational Literacy for Everyone (17F107)
Speaker: Dr. Ray Cheung (Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong)
09-04-2017 (Sun) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
How Deep Learning (Artificial Intelligence) Improves Medicine and Health (17T035)
Speaker: Prof. Francis Chin Yuk-lun (Head and Chair Professor, Department of Computing, Hang Seng Management College)
09-04-2017 (Sun) 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Health Maintenance with Chinese Medicine (17T036)
Speaker: Ms. Chan Sze-nga (Lecturer, School of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
15-04-2017 (Sat) 11:00am - 12:30pm
Chinese Medicine and Common Diseases (17T037)
Speaker: Dr. Lin Wai-ling (Lecturer, Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
15-04-2017 (Sat) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Laboratory for Medicine and Sciences (17T038)
Speaker: Ocean Park Educator
15-04-2017 (Sat) 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Future Medicine as Predicted in Science Fiction (17T039)
Speaker: Dr. Eddy Lee (Chairman, Hong Kong Science Fiction Club)
16-04-2017 (Sun) 11:00am - 12:30pm
Butterfly Effect of Fung Yuen (17F113)
Speaker: Dr. Yau Wing-kwong, JP (Chairman of Environmental Association Ltd.)
16-04-2017 (Sun) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Evidence-based Myopia Control (17T040)
Speaker: Dr. Vincent Ng (Associate Consultant Optometrist, School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
16-04-2017 (Sun) 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Treating Macular Diseases with Chinese and Western Medicine Treatments (17T041)
Speakers: Mr. Liu Xin (Senior Lecturer, Clinical Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University) and Dr. Ian Wong (Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong)
23-04-2017 (Sun) 11:00am - 12:30pm
Introduction to Software Defined Networking (17F123)
Speaker: Mr. Bruce Tong (Senior Lecturer, Engineering Sciences, School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong)
23-04-2017 (Sun) 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Catching the Next Wave in IoT: Enabling Network and Wearable Technologies (17F124)
Speakers: Dr. Angus Wong Kin-yeung (Associate Professor, Engineering Sciences, School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Kevin Hing King-fai (Associate Professor, Engineering Sciences, School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong)
23-04-2017 (Sun) 4:30pm - 6:00pm

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

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Please refer to HK SciFest webpage for synopsis and other information.

A Lecture Award Scheme is in place to encourage the public to participate actively in HK SciFest lectures. Please check here for details: http://www.hk.science.museum/scifest2017/electureawardscheme.html
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, except public holidays)


 

Celebrating Physics: A series of public lectures

Celebrating Physics aims to bring to the general public and young students in particular the excitements of some of the latest developments in physics, including astrophysics, cosmology, quantum physics, optical micromanipulation, and the physics of music, through a series of lectures conducted by scholars from local universities. Marking the Golden Jubilee of the Physical Society of Hong Kong, the lectures also serve to introduce recent works and research achievements of local physicists to the public. The first three lectures had been held at the Hong Kong Space Museum.

Title and Speaker Date Time
Lecture 4: The Wonder in Energy Focusing
Speaker: Dr. Ng Tsz Fai, Jack (Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University)
Language: Cantonese
29-04-2017 (Sat) 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Lecture 5: An Introduction to Quantum Computing
Speaker: Dr. Wang Xin, Sunny (Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong)
Language: English
27-05-2017 (Sat) 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Lecture 6: The Physical World of Music
Speaker: Dr. Fung Kin Hung (Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Language: Cantonese
24-06-2017 (Sat) 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Curriculum Links: S1-S3 Science "Energy", S4-S6 Physics Compulsory Part "Wave Motion", Elective Part "Atomic World" and "Energy and Use of Energy"

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum

Free admission on a first come, first served basis.
Jointly organised with the Physical Society of Hong Kong and physics-related departments of six local universities
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, except public holidays)


 

Research Grants Council Lecture Series

The University Grants Committee and Research Grants Council have been supporting the Hong Kong higher education sector to undertake many exciting academic research projects over the years. To let the community know about the importance and values of the work of our researchers and their contribution to thesociety, the Research Grants Council has been organising regular public lectures to introduce to the public the achievements of our researchers.

Title Date Time
Cyber Security 07-05-2017 (Sun) 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Genetics, DNA therapy, personalised medicine and novel cancer treatments 29-07-2017 (Sat) 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Curriculum Links: S4-S6 Information and Communication Technology Compulsory Part "Social Implications" and Elective Part "Data Communications and Networking" and S4-S6 Biology Compulsory Part "Genetics and Evolution" and "Health and Diseases" Elective Part "Biotechnology"

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum

Free admission on a first come, first served basis.
Jointly organised with the Research Grants Council
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, except public holidays)

 

 

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