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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.
Deep learning tool improves chicken welfare by identifying distress calls
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.
CityU co-organises cross-border forum with French institutions to explore the “One Health” concept
One Health @ CityU x France has brought together professionals from various areas of expertise to discuss biotechnology and the contribution of veterinary medicine and engineering to the “One Health” approach in two panel discussions.
CityU expert in veterinary epidemiology granted Lifetime Achievement Award
The prestigious Calvin W. Schwabe Award has been bestowed upon Professor Dirk Pfeiffer, Chow Tak Fung Chair Professor of One Health and Director of the Centre for Applied One Health Research and Policy Advice at CityU.
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.
 HK$12 million CityU grant continues to invigorate local fisheries
The sustainable development of local fisheries is the major beneficiary of a HK$12 million government grant to CityU.
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.
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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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The CityU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory was officially launched on 10 July, marking a milestone in the development of veterinary medicine in Hong Kong and the region.

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