My first visit to Shanghai was with colleagues from the Department of Chemistry to sign a collaboration agreement with China’s premier drug discovery institute. An excellent opportunity to bring our combined strengths together for the benefit of the region.
Every semester I host a special lunch for high GPA students. It is a great occasion for staff and students to talk and listen to concerns and interests. It is also a highly international affair, as you might expect at HKU. This was my sixth such lunch and or the first time a student came… Read more
Always a good occasion celebrating some of our top scholars. This year the faculty had two – The Norman and Cecilia Yip Professorship in Bioinorganic Chemistry and the Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science.
My copy of the book created for the tenth anniversary of the education centre at Lung Fu Shan arrived today. My afterword is a very small part of the whole. As chair of the management committee I enjoy my interactions with this oasis of calm in the forest behind the University.
Visited St Paul’s Convent School on 13th with our VP T&L. Amazing facilities including a VR suite, 3D printing, the pupils built a plane which has flown round the world! No wonder it provides some excellent students for the Faculty.