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UN-endorsed CityU project on monitoring global estuaries
The State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP) at CityU has been endorsed by the United Nations (UN) to initiate a ten-year "Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM)" Programme to collect and study environmental pollutants in the estuaries of major cities around the globe so as to formulate a long-term policy of promoting clean estuaries.
Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted US Patents
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) shines again in the top 100 worldwide universities granted US utility patents by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). This news, announced on 15 June, places CityU at 51st in the world, the highest position in our history, and ranks us top among local universities for the 5th consecutive year.
Two outstanding research projects clinch major Ministry of Education awards
A research collaboration on geotechnical structures in hydraulic engineering and another one on video coding technology developed at CityU have won major Ministry of Education awards.
CityU expert advocates Covid-19 vaccination for the community
Hong Kong should not squander a unique opportunity to protect itself and others from Covid-19, according to Professor Nikolaus Osterrieder, Dean of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, in an online talk titled “Covid-19 Vaccination - A One Health No-Brainer” on 3 June.
Legal expert Professor Hugh Collins delivered the latest installment in the CityU Distinguished Lecture Series on 28 March with a talk titled “Private Law and Fundamental Rights”.
Professor Jean Salençon, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at CityU, delivered a lecture titled “Equilibrium and Forces: from Aristotle to Lagrange” on 22 March.
Professor David Weitz, Director of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Harvard University, delivered the latest installment in the CityU Distinguished Lecture Series on 21 March.
Dr Stan Shih, the co-founder of Acer Group, discussed the concept of reverse thinking and shared his way of success with teachers, students and alumni at CityU on 17 and 18 February.
A renowned science scholar Professor Evelyn L. Hu delivered the latest installment of the CityU Distinguished Lecture Series on 16 March.
Scientists working on a project led by CityU have found a way to develop novel materials by manipulating the nanoscale structure of metallic glass.

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