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Frontier Research and Breakthrough
Issue 3 - 2018

Extremely strong and yet incredibly ductile multicomponent alloys developed

A research team led by CityU has developed a novel strategy to develop new high-strength alloys which are extremely strong and yet also ductile and flexible
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Smaller, faster and more efficient modulator sets to revolutionize optoelectronic industry

A research team comprising members from CityU, Harvard University and renowned information technologies laboratory - Nokia Bell Labs - has successfully fabricated a tiny on-chip lithium niobate modulator which is smaller, more efficient with faster data transmission and cost-effective
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Tiny soft robot with multilegs paves way for drugs delivery in human body

A novel tiny, soft robot with soft caterpillar-like legs which is adaptable to adverse environment and can carry heavy load was developed
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Special ‘ink’ developed at CityU enables world’s first 4D printing for ceramics

CityU research team has achieved a ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world’s first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes
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Handy and user-friendly sensor enhances food safety

A new system for testing food safety developed by an interdisciplinary research team at CityU can rapidly detect contaminants in food in ten minutes
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Disorder or Driver? A New Theoretical Model to Study the Effects of Nomophobia on Job Productivity

How much time per day do you spend on your smart phone? How does nomophobia affect employee’s work-related outcomes? A new theoretical model developed by CityU’s social scientist explains the dual effect of nomophobia on employees’ job productivity
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Secret to improving decision-making revealed

A research team led by CityU has discovered a brain signalling molecule that can improve decision-making performance
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Ten CityU scholars honoured for highly cited papers

CityU has ten faculty members named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, ranking the second in terms of the largest number of researchers in Hong Kong on the list
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The 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony successfully held at CityU

The World Cultural Council (WCC) Award Ceremony, hosted in Hong Kong and the Greater China region for the first time, was successfully held at CityU, where Professor Jean-Pierre Changeux and Professor Malik Mâaza were honoured in recognition of their contributions in science and education
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CityU antenna pioneer elected as fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering

One of the top scientists at CityU has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK in recognition of his profound contributions to advancing the development of antennas
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