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Departmental Seminar (26 July)

A seminar organized by the Department of Geography and the Asian Energy Studies Centre at HKBU will take place on 26 July 2018 (Thursday). The details of the seminar are as follows: Title: “Big data and environmental management in China” Speaker: Professor Genia Kostka (Professor of Chinese Politics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany) Date: 26 July 2018 [...]

By | 2018-07-12T05:26:19+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Departmental Seminar (26 July)

Dr Jianfeng Li’s research published in Nature Climate Change

Dr Jianfeng Li, Assistant Professor of the Department of Geography, collaborated with scholars from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and University of Alberta in Canada to study the changes in human-perceived temperature under global warming. They found that human-perceived temperature is rising faster than actual temperature under climate change. The study has been published [...]

By | 2018-01-15T07:23:17+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dr Jianfeng Li’s research published in Nature Climate Change

Wang, D. and Lin, T. (2017), “Built environment, travel behavior, and residential self-selection: a study based on panel data from Beijing, China”. Transportation.

By | 2017-12-14T03:27:11+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Publications|Comments Off on Wang, D. and Lin, T. (2017), “Built environment, travel behavior, and residential self-selection: a study based on panel data from Beijing, China”. Transportation.

Delang, C.O. (2017). China’s Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems. London: Routledge.

By | 2017-10-18T04:01:10+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Publications|Comments Off on Delang, C.O. (2017). China’s Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems. London: Routledge.

The Asian Energy Studies Centre organised conference “Governance for Sustainable Energy Transitions: The Perspectives of the Asian-Pacific Region”

The Asian Energy Studies Centre (AESC) led the efforts in organising a series of events around research on governance for sustainable energy transitions on the Asia-Pacific Region from 16-18th July 2017. These events provided a critical forum for academics and other stakeholders to learn about, share, and contribute to better understanding of governance issues and [...]

By | 2017-10-18T02:22:26+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Asian Energy Studies Centre organised conference “Governance for Sustainable Energy Transitions: The Perspectives of the Asian-Pacific Region”

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 Project Code Funding Scheme Dr. Li Jianfeng   Compound Floods from Upstream River [...]

By | 2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00 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 | 2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-05-02T08:22:09+00:00 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 | 2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00 February 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hiking Field Trip – Lion Rock