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Getting the upper-hand on Covid-19
The development of rationally engineered SARS-CoV-2 vaccines based on a modified live virus platform was the focus of an online talk by Professor Nikolaus Osterrieder at CityU on 8 October.
World’s first new discovery of liquid directional steering in two centuries
CityU scientists have discovered that the spreading direction of different liquids deposited on the same surface can be steered, a challenge that had remained unsolved for over two centuries.

2.	Prof Sun Dong elected as a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
Professor Sun Dong, Chair Professor and Head of the Department Biomedical Engineering at CityU, has been elected a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in the Technical and Environmental Sciences class.
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.
Breakthrough in battling Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
CityU biologists discover super-enhancers that switch on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer genes.
CityU wins 12 awards at Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days, the highest number among all universities in Hong Kong
Researchers from CityU won the highest number of awards among all universities in Hong Kong at IGED 2021, including a Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury, five Gold Medals, three Silver Medals and three Bronze Medals, demonstrating the excellence of the research carried out at CityU.
 Targeted genetic analysis helps dissect disease inheritance
An international research team co-led by CityU has developed a high-throughput biological assay technique that provides valuable data for finding type-2 diabetes key biomarkers for diagnostics and treatment.
New study: Goats more ‘cognitively flexible’ than sheep
Goats can adapt to changing environmental conditions more quickly than sheep probably because of different feeding ecologies, according to a new study involving Dr Alan McElligott, an expert in animal behaviour and welfare at CityU.
CityU excels on global top scientists list
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.
CityU researcher: desexing cats before 4 months can reduce the number of unwanted kittens
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.

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