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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 City University of Hong…

Professor Dirk Pfeiffer's Blog: We must rethink our food systems now to prevent the next pandemic

On the anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring a pandemic, the Poultry Hub’s Deputy Director reflects on lessons from SARS CoV2. Read Professor Dirk Pfeiffer’s blog on why and how we must rethink our food system now to prevent the…

One Health Approach to Prevent Another Pandemic

While the world is still trying to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, Professor Dirk Pfeiffer, Chow Tak Fung Chair Professor of One Health at the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) and Director of the Centre for Applied…

Health and medical research funding for three Covid-19 projects

Three projects at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been granted $8.3 million in funding by the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) under the Food and Health Bureau, spotlighting our valuable contributions to fighting Covid-19. 

CityU researcher: Kangaroos can intentionally communicate with humans

A research team led by a scientist who is now based at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has discovered that kangaroos, animals that have never been domesticated, can intentionally communicate with humans, challenging the notion that this…