Dr Eugene Alexander Birman: Erasing perceived dichotomies with music


Sporting casual attire, Dr Birman could pass as an exchange student on the HKBU campus. One may not immediately associate this reflective, unassuming millennial with the composer of acclaimed music

Professor Gordon Tang: Devoting 30 years to students


Jason Choi: From books in the hand to distant lands


Scholar Shares

HKBU scholars committed to promoting standardisation and internationalisation of Chinese medicine

Professor Lyu Aiping, Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine, led the 70-strong China delegation in the capacity of Head and the country's spokesperson to attend the 9th plenary meeting of International Organisation for Standardisation/Technical Committee 249 on Traditional Chinese Medicine (ISO/TC 249) held in Shanghai from 4 to 7 June.

In Focus

Say no to sulphur dioxide

The strong, bold flavours of preserved and pickled food products tickle many people's taste buds, but beyond the taste, what kinds of chemical are we putting into our body?


HKBU students shine in Hong Kong Creative Drama Festival

HKBU student teams won numerous honours at the annual Hong Kong Creative Drama Festival co-organised by the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning of HKBU and the Hong Kong Teachers Drama Association.


Dr Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness signs MOU with Hong Kong Football Association on joint hypoxic training programme

Dr Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness (CPRW) and the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Joint Hypoxic Training Programme for Hong Kong Women's Football Team players to meet the challenge of the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta in August.

Polluted Runs

Running is a convenient and effective exercise for achieving good health. In recent years, running has become one of the most popular sports worldwide, even in Hong Kong, the number of people registering for the Hong Kong Marathon keeps hitting new highs.

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Discover Tibet

Last summer, I went on an eight-day trip to Tibet to explore this mysterious plateau region.

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Where did we come from, where will we go?

The world's destiny lies in our hands. We can build a house big enough to accommodate ourselves, provide protection and create a favourable living environment. As the wisest of all creatures, we can't help thinking about the origin of life and the subtle profundity of the universe once basic needs are met.

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Biology scholar names new gecko species — Hong Kong Tree Gecko

HKBU Biology research group has described a new species of gecko in Hong Kong, and named it Hong Kong Tree Gecko (scientific name Hemiphyllodactylus hongkongensis).

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Health and Wellness

Polluted Runs

Professor Chung Pak-Kwong
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