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Covid tests for small mammals through CityU, Prenetics partnership

Large-scale Covid-19 testing for small mammals is the focus of an exciting new partnership between City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and the major global diagnostics and genetic testing company Prenetics.

CityU co-organises cross-border forum with French institutions to explore the “One Health” concept

City University of Hong Kong (CityU), Campus France Hong Kong, and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, along with three leading French higher-education institutions, jointly organised a cross-border online event, titled One Health @ CityU x France.

Congratulations to Prof Chen for his remarkable research output

We are delighted to congratulate Prof Chen Sheng and his team with HKU team for the remarkable research output on Synthetic Pseudaminic-Acid-Based Antibacterial Vaccine.

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 City University of Hong Kong (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 one of the world’s foremost molecular virologists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).

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 City University of Hong Kong (CityU). The grant has been awarded by the Sustainable Fisheries Development Fund under the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) to the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) at 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 City University of Hong Kong (CityU).

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 next pandemic.

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 One Health Research and Policy Advice (OHRP), warned that the next pandemic could be even worse.

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.