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CityU secures research funding from the RGC to tackle the global public health threat from hypervirulent, multidrug-resistant pathogens
A research project led by a scholar at CityU received HK$38 million in research funding in the 12th round of the Theme-based Research Scheme under the Research Grants Council of the University Grants Committee for a five-year project.
A research team led by CityU has developed a deep learning model that can identify and quantify chicken distress calls from natural barn sounds with 97% accuracy. This breakthrough will help improve conditions and the welfare of chickens raised on crowded commercial farms.
Large-scale COVID-19 testing for small mammals is the focus of an exciting new partnership between CityU and the major global diagnostics and genetic testing company Prenetics.
CityU is ranked 7th among the world's top young universities according to the Nature Index 2021 Young Universities, issued by the leading academic publisher Springer Nature.
According to metrics compiled by Stanford University, over 170 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.
Four students from CityU won the Innovation and Technology Scholarship 2021, receiving HK$150,000 each for activities including overseas exchange, local internship and mentorship programmes.
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.
A ceremony held on 2 March at CityU marked the commencement of the superstructure work for the Jockey Club One Health Tower.
The Veterinary Medical Centre of CityU organised the first pilot canine breeding training programme for the Customs Canine Force in early July for one week.