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Nov 12, 2020, 12:12 ET HKBU Global University Film Awards 2020 present Gold Award to entry from Korea National University of Arts

Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 concluded on 6 November...


Oct 29, 2020, 05:07 ET HKBU invents novel MRI contrast agent for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) scientists have invented a novel contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which enables real-time...


Oct 16, 2020, 09:19 ET Over 2,500 films by young talents worldwide highlight HKBU Global University Film Awards 2020

The Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will present the Global University Film Awards (GUFA) 2020 on 4 to 6 November...


Sep 22, 2020, 04:46 ET HKBU international symposium initiates global dialogue on the role of culture in the COVID-19 pandemic

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) held the online international symposium "COVID-19 and Beyond, Culturally Speaking" on 15 and 16 September, and...


Aug 31, 2020, 13:11 ET HKBU launches COVID-19 alert system

Researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a COVID-19 alert system which will send a message to users through a mobile app...


Aug 31, 2020, 06:50 ET HKBU international symposium to analyse COVID-19 pandemic from a cultural perspective

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will hold a two-day online international symposium with the theme "COVID-19 and Beyond, Culturally Speaking" on...


Aug 26, 2020, 10:50 ET HKBU international symposium to analyse COVID-19 pandemic from a cultural perspective

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will hold a two-day online international symposium with the theme "COVID-19 and Beyond, Culturally Speaking" on...


Jul 16, 2020, 13:14 ET HKBU Research Reveals Greater Flood Risks in the Coastal Region of China due to Slower Tropical Cyclone Movement

A research led by the Department of Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has revealed that the observed average moving speed (or...


Jul 14, 2020, 13:03 ET HKBU Launches Acting for Global Screen Programme to Nurture International Performance Talents

The Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will offer its Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) in Acting for Global Screen programme...


Jun 03, 2020, 12:31 ET HKBU Establishes Six Interdisciplinary Research Laboratories to Expand Research Strengths

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has established six new interdisciplinary research laboratories that expand on the University's existing research ...


May 21, 2020, 22:24 ET HKBU invents nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson's disease treatment

Researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a nanostructure that can stimulate neural stem cells to differentiate into nerve...


May 19, 2020, 12:02 ET HKBU Scientists Eliminate Drug Side Effects by Manipulating Molecular Chirality

Scientists from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a novel technique that can produce pure therapeutic drugs without the associated...


May 11, 2020, 11:22 ET HKBU-led Research Team Develops Novel Anti-viral Targeted Drug for Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment

A research team led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a novel anti-Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) drug that can selectively disrupt a...


Apr 28, 2020, 12:19 ET New HKBU-led Study Unveils COVID-19 Transmission Patterns and Safety-conscious Reopening Plans

With the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in lockdowns in different parts of the world, from the US to many European nations, there have been intense...


Apr 16, 2020, 12:19 ET HKBU Study Finds That Chinese Medicine Formula Effectively Eliminates or Relieves Symptoms for Nearly 90% of Asthma Patients

According to a clinical study conducted by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), nearly 90% of the patients...


Jan 15, 2020, 07:11 ET HKBU Scientists Invent New Chemical Method for Cordyceps sinensis Authentication

A Chinese medicine research team at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has identified a unique polysaccharide marker from the caterpillar part of...


Oct 23, 2019, 10:45 ET HKBU Drug the First in Hong Kong to be Granted Orphan Drug Designation by the US FDA

A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has successfully developed a novel aptamer, i.e. a...


Aug 27, 2019, 11:07 ET HKBU Biologists Discover and Name New Fireworm Species in Hong Kong Waters

A group of biologists from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered a new fireworm species in Hong Kong waters and named it Chloeia...


Aug 12, 2019, 12:24 ET Genomic Research led by HKBU Unravels Mystery of Invasive Apple Snails

Biologists from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have led a study to sequence and analyse the genomes of four apple snail species in the family...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:06 ET HKBU Discovers Mechanisms Underlying Early Life Stress and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have found that the abnormal rise of a soluble protein...


Apr 29, 2019, 11:14 ET Novel Method Developed by HKBU Scholars Could Help Produce Purer, Safer Drugs

Physics and Chemistry scholars from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a new method which could speed up the drug discovery process...


Apr 15, 2019, 13:51 ET HKBU Scholars' Inventions Win Two Gold and One Silver Awards at International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

A delegation from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) won a Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury, a Gold Medal and a Silver Medal at the 47th...


Mar 28, 2019, 17:38 ET HKBU Scholar Invents New Tangram Games to Test Children's Visual-related Literacy Skills

A scholar from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a new series of games which can be used to train and test children's reading,...


Jan 17, 2019, 10:32 ET HKBU Scholars Invent World-First Multidimensional System for Rapid Antibiotic Resistance Testing and Analysis

Researchers from the Department of Chemistry at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented the world's first multidimensional antimicrobial...


Nov 14, 2018, 12:51 ET HKBU's Research Finds Novel Derivatives From Two Orchid Species Can Protect and Lighten Skin

Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered that the natural compounds found in two...