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Departmental Seminar (27 September)

A seminar organized by the Department of Geography at HKBU will take place on 27 September 2018 (Thursday). The details of the seminar are as follows: Title: “Secular decrease of wind power potential in India associated with warming Indian Ocean” Speaker: Dr. Meng Gao (Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard China Project, Harvard University, USA) Date: 27 [...]

By | 2018-09-18T03:40:36+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Departmental Seminar (27 September)

Departmental Seminar (11 October)

A seminar organized by the Department of Geography at HKBU will take place on 11 October 2018 (Thursday). The details of the seminar are as follows: Title: “The Politics of Flooding in Bangkok” Speaker: Dr. Danny Marks (Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong) Date: 11 October [...]

By | 2018-09-10T03:03:19+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Departmental Seminar (11 October)

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+00:00 July 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+00:00 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