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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.
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.
Health and medical research funding for three Covid-19 projects
Three projects at CityU have been granted $8.3 million in funding by the Health and Medical Research Fund under the Food and Health Bureau, spotlighting our valuable contributions to fighting Covid-19.
Kangaroo research
A research team led by a scientist at CityU has discovered that kangaroos can intentionally communicate with humans, challenging the notion that this behaviour is usually restricted to domesticated animals like dogs, horses or goats.
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The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences has been granted $35 million in government funding to enhance the sustainability, health and production of local livestock farms and fisheries.
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Around 200 distinguished scientists, animal experts and renowned veterinarians discussed the latest developments in an animal welfare conference in late October at CityU.
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New vaccination strategies for eliminating peste des petits ruminants, also known as goat plague, have been developed through joint research involving CityU.
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Professor Way Kuo, President of CityU, was invited to be the plenary speaker at the 2018 Molecular Imaging Instrumentation Conference held from 15 to 17 April.

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