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CityU survey indicates background and trust in government affect citizens’ willingness to receive coronavirus vaccines
A survey conducted by CityU has revealed that only 38% of citizens are willing to get inoculated. Young people (aged between 20 and 24) are the least enthusiastic, with less than 30% indicating a willingness to get the jab.
Researchers at CityU found that school closures are not as effective as social distancing in public facilities for controlling Covid-19 in New York City.
According to metrics compiled by Stanford University, over 140 CityU faculty members are listed among the top 2% of the world's most highly cited scientists, reflecting the high academic standard of our faculty and our excellent research performance.
Big-data research led by a CityU researcher has found that although more than 80% of cats in Australia were desexed, only a fraction have had surgery before reaching puberty, thus creating a “pregnancy gap”. It is recommended that the age of desexing is before four months.
Research co-led by academics at CityU has discovered that the phenomenon of human self-organisation known as synchronisation forms spontaneously when the safety distance between pedestrians seems insufficient.
Mr Lau Ming-wai, Chairman of the Commission on Youth and CityU Council member, discussed the challenges facing young people today.
Two renowned engineering scholars delivered lectures on service systems and technology breakthrough, respectively, at CityU on 28 September.