Winning virtual pitches; COVID-19 testing; chemoresistance mechanism

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AUGUST 2020

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Adapting to change and being innovative are the key to navigating challenging situations. Read the stories below to find out how HKUST has helped our community members face challenges head-on and used innovation to improve human health and well-being.

How to Win a Virtual Pitch?

Startups are entering unfamiliar territory as venture capital pitches have moved online due to COVID-19. HKUST has therefore collaborated with a leading venture capital firm to help our budding entrepreneurs develop the skills and techniques needed to deliver winning virtual pitches.

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COVID-19 testing, how?

Going to take a COVID-19 test? Do you know exactly how the tests work? Our scientist reveals the procedures carried out in the lab to help you understand the science behind coronavirus testing.

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Unraveling glioma chemoresistance

A research team co-led by HKUST has unveiled the chemoresistance mechanism of gliomas, allowing early detection of drug-resistant brain cancer patients and thereby saving their time from ineffective treatments.

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Healthcare tech trends to watch

Three HKUST startups have each developed award-winning innovations in hydrogels, a novel microscope, and a mobile application that make testing and surgery more reliable for patients, potentially changing the healthcare industries in the future.

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1st Chinese programs on Emeritus

HKUST has collaborated with Emeritus, the world-renowned global digital learning platform, to offer first-of-its-kind online executive programs conducted in Chinese covering big data and fintech, helping Chinese-speaking executives further their career.

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Recognizing eminent faculty

Endowed by long-standing supporters for higher education and HKUST, 11 named professorships have been awarded to outstanding faculty whose expertise covers a wide spectrum of research areas.

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Faculty Awards

AUGUST 2020

Honorary Member and Fellow, Physical Society of Hong Kong

Prof. SHENG Ping

Department of Physics
HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study

The 18th Annual Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award

Prof. Alminas ZALDOKAS

Department of Finance

Find out about all the awards we have earned over the years

Expert Views in the Media

COVID-19 starts push for more interdisciplinary research

Smart thinking, smart technology required to reindustrialize HKSAR

Pets in China now have their own robot friends, which can entertain and even dispense treats

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