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Dr. Jianfeng Li to be awarded the 2019 President’s Award for Outstanding Performance as a Young Researcher

As announced by HKBU on 26 April 2019, one of our academic colleagues, Dr. Jianfeng Li will be awarded the 2019 President’s Award for Outstanding Performance as a Young Researcher. The Department would like to extend the warmest congratulations to Dr. Li on his great achievement and recognize his wonderful success. The University established the [...]

By |2019-05-02T08:20:01+00:00May 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Dr. Jianfeng Li to be awarded the 2019 President’s Award for Outstanding Performance as a Young Researcher

Visit and talk by esteemed GISc researcher Professor Michael F. Goodchild

Professor Michael F. Goodchild delivered a seminar on Movement and Mobility as part of the series “How To Build Smart Society”, followed by a visit to the Department of Geography on 26th March 2019. The seminar was co-organized by the International Office, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Department of Geography and the Centre for [...]

By |2019-04-02T03:46:17+00:00April 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Visit and talk by esteemed GISc researcher Professor Michael F. Goodchild

Narratives of energy poverty in Hong Kong

Fuller, S., Barber, L. B., & Mah, D. N.-y. (2019). Narratives of energy poverty in Hong Kong. Energy and Buildings, 191, 52-58. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778818322606 Abstract Studies of energy poverty have proliferated around the world. While the existing literature provides significant insights into the drivers and dynamics of energy poverty in some parts of the world, there remains [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:27:57+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Publications|Comments Off on Narratives of energy poverty in Hong Kong

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: tectonic and climatic controls

Owen, R.B., Renaut, R.W., Muiruri, V., Rabideaux N., Lowenstein, T.K., McNulty, E.P., Leet, K., Deocampo, D., Luo, S., Deino, A.L., Cohen, A., Sier, M.J., Campisano, C. Shen, C-C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A., Stockhecke, M. (2019). Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: tectonic and climatic controls. Palaeogeogr, Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 518, 97–118. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018218308599 Abstract [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:24:03+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Publications|Comments Off on Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: tectonic and climatic controls

Moving millions to eliminate poverty: China’s rapidly evolving practice of poverty resettlement

Rogers, S., Li, J., Lo, K., Guo, H., & Li, C. Moving millions to eliminate poverty: China's rapidly evolving practice of poverty resettlement. Development Policy Review. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/dpr.12435 Abstract Unlike in other places where resettlement is largely a by‐product of large infrastructure projects, in China, resettlement is used as a tool for poverty alleviation. With the introduction [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:21:47+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Publications|Comments Off on Moving millions to eliminate poverty: China’s rapidly evolving practice of poverty resettlement

Geography alumnus to be awarded the 6th Distinguished Alumni Award

As announced by HKBU on 30 January, the sixth Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to four outstanding alumni, including our remarkable alumus, Dr. Cartier Lam Chi-man (林志民博士). The Award recognizes the outstanding business, professional or scholarly achievements of the awardees, and their contributions to the University and society. It also aims at encouraging students [...]

By |2019-02-12T01:33:58+00:00February 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Geography alumnus to be awarded the 6th Distinguished Alumni Award

A delegation from Wuhan University’s LIESMARS visits our Department

A delegation from the state key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (LIESMARS) at Wuhan University visited our Department on the 6th of December, 2018 to promote academic exchange and research collaboration between the two parties. The LIESMARS is the first state key laboratory in the field of surveying and mapping [...]

By |2018-12-12T09:05:30+00:00December 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on A delegation from Wuhan University’s LIESMARS visits our Department

Hong Kong Geography Day 2018

Hong Kong Geography Day (HKGD) is the most significant event of the geography education and research community in Hong Kong. This biennial event aims to promote academic exchange and collaboration between faculty members and postgraduates students working in geography and closely-related fields, and to promote geography education in secondary schools. The theme of HKGD 2018 [...]

By |2018-12-04T08:29:14+00:00December 4th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Hong Kong Geography Day 2018

Video clip of Dr. Jianfeng Li’s research on RGC YouTube Channel

A video clip of Dr. Jianfeng Li’s research supported by the Early Career Scheme (ECS) project has been posted on the YouTube Channel of Research Grants Council (RGC). The research found that under global warming, human-perceived temperature increases faster than air temperature, especially in the low latitude areas. The study has been published in Nature [...]

By |2018-07-24T07:13:26+00:00July 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Video clip of Dr. Jianfeng Li’s research on RGC YouTube Channel

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+00:00January 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dr Jianfeng Li’s research published in Nature Climate Change