The Science Exposition is the first chapter to kick-off the "prelude to the Inaugural Forum" series. It comprises of public exhibition and hybrid seminar in September and October this year.


Background and Aims
  1. To showcase Hong Kong’s research achievements
  2. To have direct exchange with interrelated scientists and research teams (on the commencement day of each exhibition) to learn from their unique and invaluable research experience
  3. To elucidate the science theory behind and the research journey of a number of showcased researches in the seminar
  4. To foster YOUR interest in science and inspire YOU to start, plan and pursuit YOUR life journey and/or career in science
  5. To nurture YOUR intellectual curiosity
  6. To raise YOUR understanding of the latest Hong Kong’s research capacity and opportunities
  7. To broaden YOUR perspectives of the Hong Kong scientific community, in particular research fields in Hong Kong’s universities and institutes

Details
Public Exhibition
Discipline Life Science and Medicine Astronomy Mathematical Sciences
Schedule 14 Sep 2021 (2:30pm) – 18 Sep 2021 (7:00pm) 13 Oct 2021 (2:30pm) – 16 Oct 2021 (7:00pm)
*Special session 14 Sep 2021 (2:30-6:30pm) 13 Oct 2021 (2:30-7:30pm)
Venue Atrium, Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon Cultural District
Exhibitors Life Science and Medicine
  • City University of Hong Kong – Cholecystokinin Receptor Antagonists for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Hong Kong Baptist University – Development of Theranostics Inhibitors for Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)-Associated Malignancie
  • Hong Kong Metropolitan University – Colonisation of Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG in Juvenile Cirrhinus Molitorella (mud carp): Evidence for Improving Disease Resistance and Growth Performance
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Virus-free Gene Therapy that Brings Safer Remedy for Cancer
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong – CUHK Jockey Club HOPE 4 Care Programme
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Troubled by too many options? Exploring the brain science of decision making
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – Data Science Discovers a Genetic Cause of Brain Hemorrhage and Seizures
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – The Life of a Stem Cell: from Young to Old
  • The University of Hong Kong – Understanding Tumor Microenvironment for Effective Immunotherapies
  • The University of Hong Kong – When Chemistry Meets Epigenetics: From Fundamental Discoveries to Molecular Medicines
Astronomy
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Dark Matter Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • The University of Hong Kong – Giant Black Holes Devouring Stars: Extreme Cosmic Events Illuminating Black Hole Spacetimes
Mathematical Sciences
  • City University of Hong Kong – Multiscale Data Analysis: Directional Framelets on Manifolds and Graphs
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong – The Infinite Existence of Soap Films in Geometry and Physics
  • The University of Hong Kong – HINCare: An Intelligent Timebanking System for Elderly Care
* Special session - Visitors can have direct exchange with scientists and research teams at their exhibition booths
Seminar
Discipline Life Science and Medicine Astronomy Mathematical Sciences
Schedule 14 Sep 2021 (4:00-5:30pm) 13 Oct 2021 (3:00-4:30pm) 13 Oct 2021 (5:30-7:00pm)
Medium English
Speaker Life Science and Medicine
  • Dr Bolton CHAU, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Prof Tom CHEUNG, Division of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Dr Hong-lok LUNG, Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Dr Carmen WONG, Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong
Astronomy
  • Prof Ming-chung CHU, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Dr Jane DAI, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
  • Prof Tjonnie LI, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Prof Quentin Andrew PARKER, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Mathematical Sciences
  • Prof Reynold CHENG, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong
  • Prof Martin LI, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • and more
In-person participation For invited guests only
Online participation
(Live webcasting)
Please register HERE