Hong Kong Baptist University

GBA Business School Under Edvantage Group Officially Founded, Further Expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:55am

After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.

Key Points: 
  • After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.
  • GBA Business School has held a series of seminars entitled "New Strategic Thinking for the Greater Bay Area" for the past year, with leaders invited from different sectors in the Greater Bay Area to share their practical experiences and insights.
  • With these, GBA Business School hopes to cultivate more future leaders and talents in different areas for the benefit of the Greater Bay Area.
  • In addition, the Group also operates Greater Bay Area Business School (vocational education institution) in Hong Kong, China.

HKBU develops Chinese medicine new formula for treating Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 3:13pm

HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • NeuroDefend was developed by a research team led by Professor Li Min, Professor of the Teaching and Research Division and Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine at HKBU.
  • Three of them were found to be effective in treating Alzheimer's disease in a cell disease model.
  • "Traditional Chinese medicine adopts a broad pharmacological approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases by deploying a combination of herbal medicines with different treatment effects.

HKBU develops Chinese medicine new formula for treating Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 3:08pm

HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a Chinese medicine formula named NeuroDefend that offers a potentialnovel treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • NeuroDefend was developed by a research team led by Professor Li Min, Professor of the Teaching and Research Division and Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine at HKBU.
  • Three of them were found to be effective in treating Alzheimer's disease in a cell disease model.
  • "Traditional Chinese medicine adopts a broad pharmacological approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases by deploying a combination of herbal medicines with different treatment effects.

HKBU Global University Film Awards 2020 present Gold Award to entry from Korea National University of Arts

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 5:15pm

HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.
  • The Gold Award went to the entry from the Korea National University of Arts in South Korea, while the Best Documentary prize went to the film entry from INSAS in Belgium.
  • In his speech, Professor Roland Chin described GUFA as the most international university event ever undertaken in Hong Kong.
  • GUFA 2020 was organised and presented by the Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at HKBU.

HKBU Global University Film Awards 2020 present Gold Award to entry from Korea National University of Arts

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 5:12pm

HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November with the award presentation ceremony.
  • The Gold Award went to the entry from the Korea National University of Arts in South Korea, while the Best Documentary prize went to the film entry from INSAS in Belgium.
  • In his speech, Professor Roland Chin described GUFA as the most international university event ever undertaken in Hong Kong.
  • GUFA 2020 was organised and presented by the Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at HKBU.

HKBU international symposium initiates global dialogue on the role of culture in the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:54am

The symposium, which was a unique HKBU initiative, aimed to foster conversations that help define the challenges and articulate the solutions to issues related to the pandemic from a cultural perspective.

Key Points: 
  • The symposium, which was a unique HKBU initiative, aimed to foster conversations that help define the challenges and articulate the solutions to issues related to the pandemic from a cultural perspective.
  • We gathered world-renowned experts to provide solutions to the pandemic from a cultural perspective by hosting the online international symposium titled 'COVID-19 and Beyond, Culturally Speaking'."
  • "From attitudes towards mask-wearing and quarantine measures, to the balance between life and living, culture has played a fundamental role.
  • HKBU, as a liberal arts university, has science and the humanities under the same roof, working side by side.

HKBU international symposium initiates global dialogue on the role of culture in the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:46am

The symposium, which was a unique HKBU initiative, aimed to foster conversations that help define the challenges and articulate the solutions to issues related to the pandemic from a cultural perspective.

Key Points: 
  • The symposium, which was a unique HKBU initiative, aimed to foster conversations that help define the challenges and articulate the solutions to issues related to the pandemic from a cultural perspective.
  • We gathered world-renowned experts to provide solutions to the pandemic from a cultural perspective by hosting the online international symposium titled 'COVID-19 and Beyond, Culturally Speaking'."
  • "From attitudes towards mask-wearing and quarantine measures, to the balance between life and living, culture has played a fundamental role.
  • HKBU, as a liberal arts university, has science and the humanities under the same roof, working side by side.

HKBU launches COVID-19 alert system

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 6:11pm

HKBU plans to launch a trial run of the system on campus in the new semester with the aim of enhancing COVID-19 surveillance inside campus venues and during teaching and learning activities.

Key Points: 
  • HKBU plans to launch a trial run of the system on campus in the new semester with the aim of enhancing COVID-19 surveillance inside campus venues and during teaching and learning activities.
  • Developed by a research team led by Professor Xu Jianliang, Associate Head and Professor of the Department of Computer Science at HKBU, the system has two anonymous modes of operation: venue-to-person tracing and person-to-person tracing.
  • HKBU plans to launch a trial run of the venue-to-person tracing mode of the alert system on campus.
  • Professor Guo Yike, Vice-President (Research and Development) of HKBU, said:
    "Promoting the integration of science and the humanities is a key research direction of HKBU.

HKBU launches COVID-19 alert system

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 6:11pm

HKBU plans to launch a trial run of the system on campus in the new semester with the aim of enhancing COVID-19 surveillance inside campus venues and during teaching and learning activities.

Key Points: 
  • HKBU plans to launch a trial run of the system on campus in the new semester with the aim of enhancing COVID-19 surveillance inside campus venues and during teaching and learning activities.
  • Developed by a research team led by Professor Xu Jianliang, Associate Head and Professor of the Department of Computer Science at HKBU, the system has two anonymous modes of operation: venue-to-person tracing and person-to-person tracing.
  • HKBU plans to launch a trial run of the venue-to-person tracing mode of the alert system on campus.
  • Professor Guo Yike, Vice-President (Research and Development) of HKBU, said:
    "Promoting the integration of science and the humanities is a key research direction of HKBU.

HKBU international symposium to analyse COVID-19 pandemic from a cultural perspective

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:56am

The novel initiative aims to analyse the COVID-19 pandemic from a cultural perspective.

Key Points: 
  • The novel initiative aims to analyse the COVID-19 pandemic from a cultural perspective.
  • Yet the cultural dimensions of COVID-19 also touch on broader concerns such as cultural views about medical care and well-being, and cultural responses to the pandemic in different parts of the world," said Professor John Erni, Fung Hon Chu Endowed Professor in Humanics at HKBU, who is a convenor of the symposium.
  • The symposium is a unique initiative of HKBU, and it has been designed to foster conversations that will help define the challenges and articulate solutions to issues related to COVID-19 from a cultural perspective.
  • "HKBU is a liberal arts university in Asia located in the global city of Hong Kong, which is defined by a mix of Western and Asian cultural traditions.