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

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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 [...]

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