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HKBU Department of Geography awarded three research grants by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council in the 2017-18 GRF/ECS Exercise

In the 2017-18 GRF/ECS exercise of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, HKBU Department of Geography were awarded three research grants (in total HK$2.46 millions). The Department would like to congratulate the following colleagues for their successful bid!

Name of PI
Project Title
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Dr. Li Jianfeng
 

Compound Floods from Upstream River Discharge, Localized Rainstorm and Storm Surge across […]

By |July 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on HKBU Department of Geography awarded three research grants by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council in the 2017-18 GRF/ECS Exercise

Geography scholar wins Best Conference Paper award

Dr Kevin Lo Tek-sheng, Assistant Professor of the Department of Geography, won “The Regional Studies Association Award for Best Conference Paper” in the Early Career Category for his paper entitled “Poverty alleviation resettlement and spatio-economic restructuring in rural China.” The award was presented at the RSA Australasia Conference 2017.
Dr Lo’s paper critically examines poverty alleviation […]

By |July 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Geography scholar wins Best Conference Paper award

Asia/Global Production Networks Workshop

Jointly with the Department of Public Policy of City University of Hong Kong and the Global Production Network Centre of National University of Singapore, the Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) organized the ‘Asia/Global Production Networks Workshop’, which was held from June 8 to 9th in Hong Kong. The purpose of the workshop […]

By |June 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Asia/Global Production Networks Workshop

Announcement of winners for Logo Design Competition

Organized by the Department of Geography, the Logo Design Competition which was held from 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017, received active participation from different parts of the society. With great pleasure and honour, we would like to announce the winners for this competition are:
CHAN Yun Fai (陳潤輝), CHOW Ka Chun (鄒家俊),  SER Shaw Hong […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Announcement of winners for Logo Design Competition

Hiking Field Trip – Lion Rock

On Saturday, 18 February, a Student Advising Team field trip was held for Year 1 broad-based students. Led by Dr. Lachlan Barber and Dr. Chiu Hon Chim, along with Dr. Chung Him, Dr. Daphne Mah, and Ms. Tracey Yiu, the group hiked up Lion Rock and learned about the physical and cultural dimensions of the […]

By |February 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hiking Field Trip – Lion Rock

Visit to our Department by Delegation from Lanzhou University

Prof. Xie Yaowen, Dr. Li Zhuolun and a postgraduate student from the College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University visited the Department of Geography on 18 January 2017. They met with Drs Meiyu Guo, Karen Chow and Kevin Lo, as well as Professors Owen and Wang to discuss the collaboration concerning the 2017 “Discovery […]

By |January 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Visit to our Department by Delegation from Lanzhou University

Dr. Chow has been awarded a research grant by the prestigious Environment and Conservation Fund of Hong Kong

Dr. Chow Ka Lai, Karen’s project on “Selection of Wetland Plants for Wastewater Treatment of Persistent Toxic Substances by Constructed Wetlands in Hong Kong” was recently endorsed and supported by the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF) of Hong Kong. The ECF was established under the Environment and Conservation Fund Ordinance (Cap. 450) in 1994, part […]

By |January 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Dr. Chow has been awarded a research grant by the prestigious Environment and Conservation Fund of Hong Kong

The Department of Geography hold a Faculty Research Colloquium

With a view to fostering collegial exchanges and collaboration among academic staff, the Department of Geography decided to organize one or two brown bag seminars each year for faculty members to share their latest research or works-in-progress with fellow colleagues and research students.
The first ‘Faculty Research Colloquium’ was held on 5 December 2016. Over 20 […]

By |December 8th, 2016|News|Comments Off on The Department of Geography hold a Faculty Research Colloquium

Geography Fun Day and Alumni Reunion Dinner (26 November 2016)

To celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Faculty of Social Sciences, a Fun Day was held on 26 November. To support this joyful occasion, the Department of Geography organized two homecoming activities for visitors: (i) a Detergent-making Workshop and (ii) an interactive game. In the evening, an alumni reunion dinner was held at the newly-renovated […]

By |December 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Geography Fun Day and Alumni Reunion Dinner (26 November 2016)

Geography graduate awarded Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence

The Department is delighted to announce that Geography graduate Mr. Carson Poon has been awarded the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme (HKSES). Offered by the HKSAR Government, the HKSES supports local students who seek to pursue studies in world-renowned universities outside Hong Kong.
Honoured with the title of Hong Kong Scholars, Mr. Poon will pursue […]

By |September 21st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Geography graduate awarded Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence