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Popular Science Lecture

Human Locomotion and Balance Control

Jointly organised with Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speaker: Professor Marco PANG (Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Date: 02-08-2014 (Sat)
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese

 

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

 

 

"Biodiversity" Lecture Series

Jointly organised with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

Title: Chinese Medicines: From Indigenous Knowledge to Our Daily Life
Speaker: Professor ZHAO Zhongzhen (Associate Dean and Professor of Teaching Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University)
Date: 05-07-2014 (Sat)
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Language: Putonghua

 

Title: Looking into Our Traditions: Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Speaker: Professor CHEUNG Chin Hung, Sidney (Chairperson, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong / Associate Director, Institute of Future Cities, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Date: 05-07-2014 (Sat)
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Language: Cantonese

 

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum

 

Free admission. For reservation, please register on website. Some quotas will be reserved for on-site audience on a first come, first served basis.
For details and online reservation, please browse the following website:
http://www.afcd.gov.hk/tc_chi/conservation/con_bsap/bsap_engagement/bsap_engagement_programme.html
Enquiries:  bsap@afcd.gov.hk

 

 

"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: Children Neurological Infection and Prevention
Speaker: Dr. CHAK Wai Kwong
Date: 12-07-2014 (Sat)
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

 

Title: Children Nocturnal Enuresis – Cause and Management
Speaker: Dr. CHEUNG Hon Ming
Date: 12-07-2014 (Sat)
Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Title: Children Early Development Need – Nutrients and Environment
Speaker: Dr. AUYEUNG Henry
Date: 23-08-2014 (Sat)
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

 

Title: Children Home Safety
Speaker: Dr. YEUNG Chung Him
Date: 23-08-2014 (Sat)
Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Remarks: Question and Answer Section: 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 

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 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:00pm, except public holidays)
3) Fax the name of participant(s) to Ms Esther Lam: 2636 0020

 

 

"Science in the Public Service" Lecture Series

Title and Speaker Date Time
Why Does a Warming World Matter?
Speaker: Mr. TONG Hang Wai (Scientific officer (Climate Change and Climate Forecasting), Hong Kong Observatory)
13-07-2014 (Sun) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Any Relationship Between Landslides and Climate Change?
Speaker: Ms. LUI Lok Sum, Becky (Senior Geo Engineer / Community Advice and Education, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
13-07-2014 (Sun) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carbon Energy-cum-Carbon Audit – A Scientific Approach to Cut Our Contribution to Climate Change
Speaker: Dr. LEE Yin Chun, Sally (Environmental Protection Officer (Cross-Boundary & International), Environmental Protection Department)
27-07-2014 (Sun) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Hidden Land Resources – Underground Space Development in Hong Kong
Speaker: Mr. WONG Chun Fai, Jeffrey (Senior Geo Engineer / Underground Space Development, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
27-07-2014 (Sun) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Connecting Greening Works to Climate Change - Mitigating Heat Island Effect and Enhancing Our Living Environment
Speaker: Ms. PONG Nga Tuen, Jaime (Assistant Secretary (Green and Landscape) Atg., Development Bureau)
09-08-2014 (Sat) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Energy Efficient Features of Government Building Projects
Speaker: Mr. FUNG Chi Fung, Andrew (Senior Project Manager, Architectural Services Department)
09-08-2014 (Sat) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
How to Adapt the Drainage System of Hong Kong to Climate Change ?
Speaker: Mr. KAN Yim Fai, Fedrick (Chief Engineer/Land Drainage, Drainage Services Department)
16-08-2014 (Sat) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Electromagnetic Radiation Safety in Mobile Communications
Speaker: Mr. LI Chi Shing, Sammy (Senior Telecommunications Engineer (Spectrum Planning)2, Office of the Communications Authority)
16-08-2014 (Sat) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Surveillance on Dengue Fever Vectors
Speaker: Mr. LEUNG Chi Wah (Head(Mosquito Risk Assessment & Advisory Unit), Food and Environmental Hygiene Department)
06-09-2014 (Sat) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Safe Communications in Country Parks
Speaker: Mr. YIU Siu Keung (Senior Telecommunications Engineer, Office of the Communications Authority)
06-09-2014 (Sat) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
How Does the Climate Affect Our Building Designs?
Speaker: Mr. FUNG Kin Yip, Tom (Structural Engineer/Public Education & Publicity, Buildings Department)
07-09-2014 (Sun) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tropical Cyclone Impact and Forecast
Speaker: Mr. KUNG Wing Hang, Terence (Scientific Officer (Training and Exercises), Hong Kong Observatory)
07-09-2014 (Sun) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Implications of Climate Change on Coastal Structures
Speaker: Mr. CHENG Kin Man (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
13-09-2014 (Sat) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Telecommunications Development in Hong Kong : Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Mr. KWOK Wing Hing, Warren (Senior Telecommunications Engineer (Standards), Office of the Communications Authority)
13-09-2014 (Sat) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Water Security in Hong Kong
Speaker: Miss WONG Nam Ping (Engineer, Water Supplies Department)
28-09-2014 (Sun) 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Impact of Climate Change on Food Safety
Speaker: Dr. TANG Shiu Ping, Anna (Scientific Officer, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department)
28-09-2014 (Sun) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

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

 

 

Research Grants Council Public Lecture Series

Pathways towards a Sustainable Built Environment

Speaker: Professor NG Mee Kam (Department Vice-chairman, Department of Geography and Resources Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Date: 26-07-2014 (Sat)
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese

 

Urine Holds the Key to the Cities of the Future

Speaker: Professor CHEN Guang Hao (Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Date: 26-07-2014 (Sat)
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese

 

 

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

 

 

 

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