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 […]
Prof. Xie Yaowen, Dr. Li Zhuolun and a postgraduate student from the College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University visited the Department of Geography on 18 January 2017. They met with Drs Meiyu Guo, Karen Chow and Kevin Lo, as well as Professors Owen and Wang to discuss the collaboration concerning the 2017 “Discovery […]
Dr. Chow has been awarded a research grant by the prestigious Environment and Conservation Fund of Hong Kong
Dr. Chow Ka Lai, Karen’s project on “Selection of Wetland Plants for Wastewater Treatment of Persistent Toxic Substances by Constructed Wetlands in Hong Kong” was recently endorsed and supported by the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF) of Hong Kong. The ECF was established under the Environment and Conservation Fund Ordinance (Cap. 450) in 1994, part […]
The Department of Geography is organizing a Logo Design Competition which is open to everyone including HKBU students, staff, alumni and the general public. You are cordially invited to participate in this competition and showcase your talents in design.
The competition aims to search for a distinctive, unique, artistic but professional-looking logo which can portray the […]
With a view to fostering collegial exchanges and collaboration among academic staff, the Department of Geography decided to organize one or two brown bag seminars each year for faculty members to share their latest research or works-in-progress with fellow colleagues and research students.
The first ‘Faculty Research Colloquium’ was held on 5 December 2016. Over 20 […]
To celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Faculty of Social Sciences, a Fun Day was held on 26 November. To support this joyful occasion, the Department of Geography organized two homecoming activities for visitors: (i) a Detergent-making Workshop and (ii) an interactive game. In the evening, an alumni reunion dinner was held at the newly-renovated […]
The Department is delighted to announce that Geography graduate Mr. Carson Poon has been awarded the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme (HKSES). Offered by the HKSAR Government, the HKSES supports local students who seek to pursue studies in world-renowned universities outside Hong Kong.
Honoured with the title of Hong Kong Scholars, Mr. Poon will pursue […]
HKBU Department of Geography awarded five research grants by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council in the 2016-17 GRF/ECS Exercise
In the 2016-17 GRF/ECS exercise of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, HKBU Department of Geography were awarded five research grants (in total HK$3.26 millions). The Department would like to congratulate the following colleagues for their successful bid!
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 […]
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, […]