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CityU’s huge success at Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days 2022
Researchers at CityU received tremendous accolades at Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days (IGED) 2022 by winning a total of 22 awards, the highest number among local institutions for two years in a row.
	Correlation found between weather conditions and lower Covid-19 fatality rates: CityU research study
A correlation exists between the weather and humidity that patients are exposed to during different stages of COVID-19 infection and the probability of death, according to Dr Sean Yuan Hsiang-yu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at CityU, and PhD student Liang Jing-bo.
5th wave Covid-19
A research team at CityU estimated in mid-January, that if social mobility decreases by around 25% when compared to the level during the Christmas and New Year holidays, a fifth wave will cause around 250,000 infected cases, which is similar to the current pandemic trend in Hong Kong.
Microplastic pollution
The inappropriate disposal of surgical masks could cause serious microplastic pollution, equivalent to seriously polluting more than 54,800 Olympic swimming pools of seawater annually, researchers from CityU have discovered.
CityU study: testing at-risk people precisely as an exit strategy when border reopens
A research team at CityU has developed the first mathematical model that takes variation in confirmation delay into account, making quantifying the impacts of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as gathering bans more accurate.
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.
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.
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.

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