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12/05/2020
How can Singapore reduce its reliance on foreign labour?
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts on how Singapore can reduce its dependence on foreign labor through a fundamental review of the desired outcomes of economic and other activities.
11/05/2020
Newly Developed Smart Anti-microbial Coating to Kill Bacteria and Viruses
A research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) developed new smart anti-microbial coating which is effective in killing 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses- including Covid19 theoretically.
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11/05/2020
The Change of Acquisition Policies of Various Countries
Prof. Edwin LAI, Professor of Division of Public Policy(PPOL) shared his insights about the change of acquisition policies of various countries.
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08/05/2020
Understanding zoonotic diseases: "Enthusiasm for game meat to have prime impact on human health"
Dr. Nirmal Kumar GALI, Research Associate of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared his thoughts about how zoonotic virus work when they encounter the human body.
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05/05/2020
A New Approach to Measuring Inequalities in Development
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN, Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis has designed a viable alternative to the conventional Human Development Index as a means of measuring progress in development.
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28/04/2020
How China and Britain can lead the biodiversity and climate debate in the Covid-19 era
Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared her thoughts on how China and Britain can lead the biodiversity and climate change global discussion amid the pandemic.
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28/04/2020
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating Will Be Applied to HKSI Facilities
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) will be applied to the Fo Tan facility of the Sports Institute to keep the elite athletes and coaches safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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27/04/2020
Real lessons from Covid-19 to Singaporean Governement
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented that Singaporeans should learn from the COVID-19 outbreak, with one being they must embrace diversity and their government should be open-minded about dissenting perspectives, as that would facilitate flexible decision making in a rapidly evolving crisis.