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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.
The prohibition of trawling activities in the Hong Kong marine environment for two and a half years has significantly improved biodiversity, an inter-university study led by CityU has found.
A research team of marine ecologists led by CityU has generated promising results for enhancing marine biodiversity on seawalls in the western waters of Hong Kong via eco-engineered tiles.
A research team led by scientists at CityU has discovered an exciting new way to make solar power more effective and more environmentally friendly.
A new method for making anti-bacterial graphene masks quickly and cost effectively has been discovered by Dr Ye Ruquan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, and his team at CityU. The masks have the potential to combat viruses as well.
Dr Kwok Chun-kit, Assistant Professor from the Department of Chemistry at CityU, has won the Croucher Innovation Award 2019 for his pioneering research on exploring the relationship between ribonucleic acid and gene regulation.
The realistic mechanical properties of monolayer graphene have been successfully studied by a new method developed by a research team led by Dr Lu Yang, Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering at CityU.
A pioneering approach to fighting cancer has revealed as much as a two-third reduction in tumour size and weight in laboratory tests using an anti-cancer chemical compound developed by CityU.