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Research Grants Council Public Lecture Series

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

Lecture Title Date Time
Food Waste Management – Waste to resource
Speaker: Professor Jonathan WONG (Professor, Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University and Director, Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment, Hong Kong Baptist University)
09-05-2015 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Photocatalytic technology for pollution treatment
Speaker: Professor YU Chai Mei, Jimmy (Professor, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
09-05-2015 (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.

 

International Museum Day 2015, Hong Kong Lecture Series

Museums for a sustainable society: Succeed.DevelopSustain

Nowadays, people recognise that the Earth's natural resources are limited and we must develop and implement plans to conserve and protect our Planet Earth.  As a result, the concept of "sustainable development" has become paramount and our living style and the development direction of our society shall change accordingly.  Under this scenario, how can museums cope with this change?

On the International Museum Day 2015, Hong Kong, we have invited twelve curators from different museums to share their views on the issue. How can museums succeed its heritage and develop in a sustainable way? And how can they provide resources for lifelong learning? Let's explore together!

Lecture Title & Name of Speaker Date & Time Language
Museums for a sustainable society: Safeguarding our intangible cultural heritage
Speaker: Mr. CHAU Hing Wah (Curator (Intangible Cultural Heritage), Hong Kong Heritage Museum)
15-05-2015 (Fri)
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Cantonese
Small changes, deep impact: Recent initiatives of the Art Museum
Speaker: Professor Josh YIU (Associate Director, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
15-05-2015 (Fri)
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Cantonese
10-minute break
Connecting with Earth through museum collections: A key to a sustainable society
Speaker: Dr. Petra BACH (Curator, Stephen Hui Geological Museum, The University of Hong Kong)
15-05-2015 (Fri)
3:40pm – 4:10pm
English
The history of University Museum and Art Gallery and its role in the University
Speaker: Ms. Joan HO ( Assistant Curator (Collections), University Museum and Art Gallery,
The University of Hong Kong)
15-05-2015 (Fri)
4:10pm – 4:40pm
Cantonese
10-minute break
The development of Hong Kong Space Museum
Speaker: Mr. LEUNG Wai Ming (Curator, Hong Kong Space Museum)
15-05-2015 (Fri)
4:50pm – 5:20pm
Cantonese
Treasures of our society: Collections of Hong Kong Museum of History
Speaker: Ms. CHENG Mei Chi (Assistant Curator I (Collection Management),
Hong Kong Museum of History)
15-05-2015 (Fri)
5:20pm – 5:50pm  
Cantonese

 

Lecture Title & Name of Speaker Date & Time Language
Po Leung Kuk: The untold stories from the museum collection
Speaker: Ms. Rosana LEUNG (Curator, Po Leung Kuk Museum)
16-05-2015 (Sat)
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Cantonese
Cultural heritage: Preserving the past for the future
Speaker: Ms. Stella SEE (Head of Records and Heritage Office, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals)
16-05-2015 (Sat)
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Cantonese
10-minute break
The sustainable community museum: Hong Kong Maritime Museum, a work in progress
Speaker: Mr. Richard WESLEY (Museum Director, Hong Kong Maritime Museum)
16-05-2015 (Sat)
3:40pm – 4:10pm
English
Engaging the public with a 20-year-old medical museum content
Speaker: Ms. TUNG Ka Yan (Curator, Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences)
16-05-2015 (Sat)
4:10pm – 4:40pm
Cantonese
10-minute break
Alternative ways of promoting Chinese painting and calligraphy
Speaker: Mr. Sunny TANG (Assistant Curator I (Xubaizhai), Hong Kong Museum of Art)
16-05-2015 (Sat)
4:50pm – 5:20pm
Cantonese
To connect, to sustain: A look at HK SciFest
Speaker: Ms. Ronne YUEN (Curator (Development), Hong Kong Science Museum)
16-05-2015 (Sat)
5:20pm – 5:50pm
Cantonese


Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum

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.

 

 

 

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