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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.
Covid tests for small mammals
Large-scale COVID-19 testing for small mammals is the focus of an exciting new partnership between CityU and the major global diagnostics and genetic testing company Prenetics.
Excellent faculty lead CityU into world’s top 10 young universities
CityU is ranked 7th among the world's top young universities according to the Nature Index 2021 Young Universities, issued by the leading academic publisher Springer Nature.
CityU excels on global top scientists list
According to metrics compiled by Stanford University, over 170 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.
Four CityU students win Innovation and Technology Scholarship
Four students from CityU won the Innovation and Technology Scholarship 2021, receiving HK$150,000 each for activities including overseas exchange, local internship and mentorship programmes.
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.
Commencement of superstructure work marks a new milestone for the Jockey Club One Health Tower
A ceremony held on 2 March at CityU marked the commencement of the superstructure work for the Jockey Club One Health Tower.
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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