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Geography Ph.D student awarded the 2016 Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center Annual Dissertation/Thesis Fellowship

Mr. Liu Yi (Year 3, Ph.D candidate, Geography) was awarded the 2016-17 Dissertation Fellowship offered by the Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy in July 2016. This fellowship is a competitive award designated for graduate students researching land and tax policy in China. This year about 70 qualified applicants competed for [...]

By |2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00July 21st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Geography Ph.D student awarded the 2016 Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center Annual Dissertation/Thesis Fellowship

Establishment of the Environment and Resources Management Society and the Inauguration Ceremony of the 1st Executive Committee ‘Gaia’

The Inauguration Ceremony of the 1st Executive Committee ‘Gaia’ of the Environment and Resources Management (ERM) Society was successfully held on May 16th, 2016. The event marked the official establishment of ERM’s first student society under the leadership of Mr. Ho Chun Ho Alvin, President of the society. The event was attended by Prof. Bailey, [...]

By |2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00May 20th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Establishment of the Environment and Resources Management Society and the Inauguration Ceremony of the 1st Executive Committee ‘Gaia’

Geography department visit to Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail

On Saturday, 9 April, 2016, Dr. Barber and Dr. Chung, accompanied by Tracey, led a small but enthusiastic group of Year 1 prospective Geography Major and China Studies (Geography Concentration) students on an excursion to the Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail in Fanling. This was a Student Advising Team activity, designed to give students a [...]

By |2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00May 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Geography department visit to Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail

Professor Michael Batty delivered a research seminar entitled ‘Big Data, Mobility and the Smart City’ on April 18th, 2016

The research seminar was jointly organized by the Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) and the Department of Geography. At the seminar, Professor Batty presented his research group’s recent works on big data and smart cities and shared his view on big data research and application. The seminar attracted academics, researchers, postgraduate [...]

By |2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00April 25th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Professor Michael Batty delivered a research seminar entitled ‘Big Data, Mobility and the Smart City’ on April 18th, 2016

Professor Susan Hanson visited the Department of Geography on April 13th, 2016

Professor Susan Hanson visited the Department of Geography on April 13th, 2016. She delivered a research seminar on ’Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Methods’, which attracted a big audience of academics and students from different Departments of the University and other local institutions. She also shared with colleagues of the Department of Geography about her [...]

By |2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00April 14th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Professor Susan Hanson visited the Department of Geography on April 13th, 2016

The Department held a mentoring trip on 30 Jan 2016

On 30th January 2016, the Department of Geography held, as a Mentoring Activity, a visit to Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) in Tai Po, New Territories. Around sixty Year II students and teaching staff visited the conservation centre at the KFBG, where they saw scores of different animals, greenhouses full of beautiful flowers and [...]

By |2017-11-28T00:40:01+00:00February 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on The Department held a mentoring trip on 30 Jan 2016

Prof. Bailey appointed as the Editor of Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers

The Department is delighted to announce that Prof. Adrian Bailey, Chair Professor in Geography and Dean of Social Sciences, has been appointed as the Editor of the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. His appointment will begin on the 1st January 2016. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers is one of the foremost [...]

By |2015-11-24T08:49:03+00:00November 23rd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Prof. Bailey appointed as the Editor of Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers

HKBU Has Most World-leading Geography Research Output in Hong Kong: RAE 2014

The Department of Geography at HKBU has the most four star (world-leading) research output according to the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2014 as announced by the University Grants Committee (UGC) in January 2015.Out of all the research projects submitted by academic staff, 12% reached four stars or world-leading standards, the most among Geography departments at [...]

By |2015-10-20T05:04:02+00:00October 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments