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Science Lectures

"Western Scientific Instruments of the Qing Court" Lecture Series

Western Scientific Instruments of the Qing Court
Speaker: Mr. WAN Xiufeng
Date: 27.6.2015 (Sat)
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Putonghua

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

Difference and Similarity in the Perspectives of Technology and Cosmology between the East and the West
Speaker: Dr. Eddy LEE
Date: 22.8.2015 (Sat)
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese

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

 

"Science in the Public Service" Lecture Series

Title and Speaker Date Time
The Tolling of Climate Alarm Bells
Speaker: Mr. TONG Hang Wai (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
04-07-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
The Application of Roadside Remote Sensing Technology to Control In-Use Vehicle Emissions
Speaker: Mr. LEE Kin Chung (Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department)
04-07-2015 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Air Quality Health Index
Speaker: Ms. Edith TAM (Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department)
18-07-2015 (Sat) 11:00am – 12:00noon
Air Quality Monitoring Network in Hong Kong
Speaker: Dr. Michelle CHOI (Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department)
18-07-2015 (Sat) 12:00noon – 1:00pm
Planning and Implementation of Sewerage Infrastructure in Hong Kong
Speaker: Ir LAM Cheuk Fung (Senior Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department)
01-08-2015 (Sat) 11:00am – 12:00noon
Hong Kong's Flood Protection Strategies – Resistance and Resilience
Speaker: Mr. LEUNG Wah Ming (Senior Engineer, Drainage Services Department)
01-08-2015 (Sat) 12:00noon – 1:00pm
Landscaping of Slopes – Create a Green Living Environment
Speaker: Dr. Raymond CHEUNG (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
22-08-2015 (Sat) 11:00am – 12:00noon
The Dynamics of Underground Space Development
Speaker: Mr. SHUM Ka Wah (Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
22-08-2015 (Sat) 12:00noon – 1:00pm
In Touch with Our Trees
Speaker: Dr. Keith FAN (Tree Management Officer, Tree Management Office) &
             Mr. Terry FUNG (Tree Management Officer, Tree Management Office)
29-08-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Red Tide Monitoring and Management in Hong Kong
Speaker: Dr. Joanne LEE (Fisheries Officer, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
29-08-2015 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Understanding Innovation and Technology Statistics
Speaker: Ms. Alvina KWAN (Senior Statistician, Census and Statistics Department)
05-09-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Environmental Radiation Monitoring in Hong Kong
Speaker: Dr. David LAM (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
05-09-2015 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Management of Marine Sediment Disposal in Hong Kong
Speaker: Mr. Felix LO (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
19-09-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Use of Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag in Concrete
Speaker: Mr. WONG Hiu Dan (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
19-09-2015 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Information and Communications Technology and the Environment
Speaker: Mr. Warren KWOK (Senior Telecommunications Engineer, Office of the Communications Authority)
10-10-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Climate Change and Food Safety
Speaker: Dr. Anna TANG (Scientific Officer, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department)
10-10-2015 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm

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

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, except public holidays)
Free admission on a first come, first served basis.

 

 

Research Grants Council Public Lecture Series

Jointly organised by the Research Grants Council and Hong Kong Science Museum

Lecture Title Date Time
Impact of Climate Change on Air Quality of Pearl River Delta Region
Speaker: Dr. LAM Ka Se (Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
18-07-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Sea-level Change in the Past, Present and Future: Implications to Hong Kong
Speaker: Professor ZONG Yongqiang (Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong)
18-07-2015 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm


Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, except public holidays)
Free admission on a first come, first served basis.

 

"Children Health Problems" Lecture Series

Organised by Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation and The Hong Kong Paediatric Society, in association with Hong Kong Science Museum

Title and Speaker Date Time
The Latest Development of Paediatric Vaccines
Speaker: Dr. Daniel CHIU
01-08-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:15pm
Children Growth and Development
Speaker: Dr. Susan CHENG
15-08-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:15pm

Remarks: Question and Answers Section will be held from 3:15pm to 3:45pm

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

Free admission. For reservation, please register by one of the following methods. In addition, some seats will be reserved for on-site audience on a first come, first served basis.
1)     Register online: http://www.hkpf.org.hk
2)     Register by phone 2632 2982 (Ms Lam)
3)     Fax the name of participant to Ms Esther Lam, fax number: 2636 0020

Enquiries: For lecture details or reservation, please contact Ms. Esther Lam at 2632 2982. For the Museum information, please contact Ms. Lau at 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:00pm, except public holidays)

 

 

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