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24/04/2020
Disruptive Technology In Fight Against COVID-19
Prof. WU Xun , Head of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) shared his insights in an event on the challenges of applying disruptive technology such as AI and big data to public administration in the fight against COVID-19.
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22/04/2020
Will online education widen Asia’s digital divide?
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts on whether online education will widen Asia’s digital divide, as online class quality depends very much on the home environment and equipment available to the students, which tends to put poorer students at a disadvantage.
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21/04/2020
Why the East Asian countries have done well in the fight against Covid-19 ?
Prof. WU Xun , Head of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) shared his thoughts on why the East Asian countries have done well in the fight against Covid-19, naming their experience in fighting past epidemics and decisive political leadership as two main factors.
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21/04/2020
Impact on China’s Economic Development by COVID-19
Prof. Albert HA, Affiliated Faculty of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts that the western countries would want to punish China for the COVID-19 pandemic, this could lead to a further deterioration of China's international relations and further damage to its economic growth.
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17/04/2020
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating Will Be Applied to Buses
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 140 buses of the New Lantau Bus company.
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15/04/2020
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating is Helping the Needy
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) was being used to sterilize the homes of 1,100 grassroots families under the sponsorship of the Lee Hysan Foundation.
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15/04/2020
How social distancing might stick after the coronavirus
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented on how lock-down life amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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15/04/2020
Singaporeans should not be boastful or “haolian” when they are doing well
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented about lockdown life amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the Singaporean government should have done more about the wretched living conditions of their foreign workers.
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15/04/2020
Smart Anti-microbial Coating & the Possibility of Mask Reuse
Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) and his PhD student Kristy SUEN shared their research on smart anti-microbial coating and the possibility of mask reuse.
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09/04/2020
Filtration Efficiency of Surgical Masks Sold In the Market
Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) helped test the filtration efficiency of surgical masks sold in loose packs in the market and found that their particle filtration efficiency only ranged between 1.3% to 59.6%. Prof. Kwan said these masks give the users a sense of false security and advised against buying them.