What's Happening in IPO

22 May 2020

IPO Outstanding Community Service Award 2019/20

To recognize Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) students who have demonstrated outstanding service to the university community and/or the community beyond the campus and foster students’ commitment in serving the society, IPO Outstanding Community Service Award 2019/20 was presented to 4 students on 15 May 2020.

15 May 2020

IPO Best Research Award 2019-20

Two students of Environmental Science, Policy and Management Program (ESPM) won the first prize of the IPO Best Research Award 2019/20 which recognizes the outstanding achievements of research students and fosters the overall quality of research education in the University.

13 May 2020

T&M-DDP Student was Awarded Second Runner-up in the International System and Industrial Engineering Competition 2020

Karen LAM, Year 4 student of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP), teamed up with two Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management students, Suey LI and Matthew YU and won the Second Runner-up of the 20th Annual International System and Industrial Engineering Competition 2020 (ISEEC 2020), organized by Industrial Engineering Student Association of Universitas Indonesia.

29 Apr 2020

Crisis Management and Lessons from the COVID-19 crises

Division of Public Policy (PPOL) of HKUST and the Department of Asian & Policy Studies (APS) of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) co-organized an annual seminar on “Policy Dialogue Series” to explore contemporary public policy challenges facing Hong Kong. The latest seminar on the theme of “Crisis Management and Lessons from the COVID-19 crises” was held online on 28 March 2020. Prof. Anthony CHEUNG Bin-Leung, Research Chair Professor, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK, and Prof. James WONG, Assistant Professor of Social Science Education, Division of Social Science & Division of Public Policy, HKIUST shared their thoughts and discussed on the political ideology of the HKSAR Government in the era of Chief Executive Carrie LAM’s administration in COVID-19 crises.

3 Apr 2020

IPO Teaching Excellence Award 2019

Prof. Betty LIN, Associate Director of the Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) and Associate Professor of Business Education, and Prof. Paul W FORSTER, Senior Lecturer of the Division of Environment & Sustainability (ENVR), Program Co-director of BSc in Environmental Management and Technology Program (EVMT) and Associate Professor of Business Education, are awarded the “IPO Teaching Excellence Award 2019”.

31 Mar 2020

Post-COP25 Hong Kong Forum 2020

Institute for the Environment (IENV) and the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), Business Environment Council and Civic Exchange co-organized the Post-COP25 Hong Kong Forum on 17 January 2020. Gathering over a hundred of environmental and business leaders, the event reviewed the state of the UN negotiations, and discussed what business actions are needed in decarbonizing Hong Kong.