Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PolyU sets up the first university-based occupational therapy clinic on campus

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 4:00am

They were very pleased to collaborate with PolyU, so that they could bring comfort and relief to all those who are suffering in pain.

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  • They were very pleased to collaborate with PolyU, so that they could bring comfort and relief to all those who are suffering in pain.
  • Mrs Tam added, "We are living in difficult times, but you can do your part to make this a kinder world."
  • The new Centre will be a platform for knowledge transfer, enabling PolyU experts to transform their cutting-edge research into clinical applications.
  • In addition, it will serve as an important base for clinical education of PolyU OT students and inbound OT exchange students.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University wins three TechConnect Global Innovation Awards

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 4:00am

HONG KONG, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The TechConnect Global Innovation Awards identify the top 15% of submitted technologies based on their potential positive impact on a specific industry sector.

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  • HONG KONG, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The TechConnect Global Innovation Awards identify the top 15% of submitted technologies based on their potential positive impact on a specific industry sector.
  • Only 13 were presented with the global awards designated for non-US-funded innovations across the world; and PolyU received three of them.
  • Other awardees include global-renowned institutes such as The University of Melbourne and The University of British Columbia.
  • Mr Kenrick Ko, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2766 6374, kenrick.ko@polyu.edu.hk

PolyU scholar receives Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 7:20pm

HONG KONG, Nov. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Xiao-ming TAO, Chair Professor of Textile Technology and Director of the Research Centre for Smart Wearable Technology, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), was honoured with the 13th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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  • HONG KONG, Nov. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Xiao-ming TAO, Chair Professor of Textile Technology and Director of the Research Centre for Smart Wearable Technology, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), was honoured with the 13th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
  • The biennial award is China's most prestigious award for Chinese engineers and scientists who have made significant contributions to engineering technology and engineering management.
  • Since the establishment of the award in 1996, more than 250 individuals from across the spectrum of engineering disciplines have been recognised for their outstanding achievements.
  • This year, 41 awardees were selected from 296 candidates and Professor Tao is one of the three award recipients from Hong Kong.

PolyU scholar receives Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 10:36am

HONG KONG, Nov. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Xiao-ming TAO, Chair Professor of Textile Technology and Director of the Research Centre for Smart Wearable Technology, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), was honoured with the 13th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Xiao-ming TAO, Chair Professor of Textile Technology and Director of the Research Centre for Smart Wearable Technology, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), was honoured with the 13th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
  • The biennial award is China's most prestigious award for Chinese engineers and scientists who have made significant contributions to engineering technology and engineering management.
  • Since the establishment of the award in 1996, more than 250 individuals from across the spectrum of engineering disciplines have been recognised for their outstanding achievements.
  • This year, 41 awardees were selected from 296 candidates and Professor Tao is one of the three award recipients from Hong Kong.

PolyU launches the first dedicated interdisciplinary master programme in medical physics to nurture future clinical and academic talents in the field

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:00pm

However, a higher degree programme in Medical Physics was previously not available in Hong Kong or in nearby regions.

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  • However, a higher degree programme in Medical Physics was previously not available in Hong Kong or in nearby regions.
  • To meet the future demand for Medical Physicists, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has, this academic year, launched the first Master of Science in Medical Physics (MScMP) programme in Hong Kong.
  • Medical Physics is an interdisciplinary field that crosses the boundaries of medicine, physics and engineering.
  • Currently, the minimum entry requirement for Resident Physicists in Hong Kong is a master degree in medical physics, physics or engineering related subjects.

PolyU launches the first dedicated interdisciplinary master programme in medical physics to nurture future clinical and academic talents in the field

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:37pm

However, a higher degree programme in Medical Physics was previously not available in Hong Kong or in nearby regions.

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  • However, a higher degree programme in Medical Physics was previously not available in Hong Kong or in nearby regions.
  • To meet the future demand for Medical Physicists, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has, this academic year, launched the first Master of Science in Medical Physics (MScMP) programme in Hong Kong.
  • The curriculum is designed to cover various aspects including health technology, physics and engineering, offering interdisciplinary training for professionals who are keen to pursue a career in the field of medical physics.
  • Medical Physics is an interdisciplinary field that crosses the boundaries of medicine, physics and engineering.

PolyU launches the first dedicated interdisciplinary master programme in medical physics to nurture future clinical and academic talents in the field

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:23pm

However, a higher degree programme in Medical Physics was previously not available in Hong Kong or in nearby regions.

Key Points: 
  • However, a higher degree programme in Medical Physics was previously not available in Hong Kong or in nearby regions.
  • To meet the future demand for Medical Physicists, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has, this academic year, launched the first Master of Science in Medical Physics (MScMP) programme in Hong Kong.
  • The curriculum is designed to cover various aspects including health technology, physics and engineering, offering interdisciplinary training for professionals who are keen to pursue a career in the field of medical physics.
  • Medical Physics is an interdisciplinary field that crosses the boundaries of medicine, physics and engineering.

Bracing for a long battle against COVID-19: General Use Face Shields designed by PolyU ready for mass production

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 1:54pm

PolyU today announced the launch of two new reusable face shields, namely "General Use Face Shield" and "Extra Protection Face Shield", both of which will soon be available at affordable prices.

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  • PolyU today announced the launch of two new reusable face shields, namely "General Use Face Shield" and "Extra Protection Face Shield", both of which will soon be available at affordable prices.
  • The specially designed face shield, which provides full-face coverage, will help to protect from the spread of droplet-transmitted diseases.
  • In the fight against this months-long pandemic, we hope that these face shields designed will benefit more people in need."
  • The first batch of face shields will be dispatched to the PolyU community, including staff, students and frontline workers on campus.

PolyU designs a new 3D-printed face shield for HA Mass production in local factories will help fulfill the imminent needs of medical personnel

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:50am

It is hoped that this steady supply of face shields will help meet the imminent needs of Hong Kong's frontline medical personnel.

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  • It is hoped that this steady supply of face shields will help meet the imminent needs of Hong Kong's frontline medical personnel.
  • "During the coronavirus outbreak, solidarity is one of the essential elements to battle the disease.
  • We join hands to overcome these difficult times together," said Professor Alexander WAI Ping-kong, Vice President (Research Development), Deputy President and Provost designate, PolyU.
  • Designed by PolyU and made in Hong Kong, this is a testament to the competence and capability of the Hong Kong manufacturing industry.

Professor Jin-Guang Teng Assumes Office as the New PolyU President

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 7:15pm

HONG KONG, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The new President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, takes office today.

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  • HONG KONG, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The new President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, takes office today.
  • PolyU aims to nurture professionals and leaders with a strong sense of social responsibility, innovative capability, critical thinking and effective communication skills.
  • Prof. Teng started his long association with PolyU in 1994, the year when Hong Kong Polytechnic assumed full university status.
  • The PolyU Council announced in March 2019 the appointment of Prof. Teng as its new President with a five-year term of office from 1 July 2019.