KE Projects Awarded

Through KE projects, our teachers and students share their knowledge to the public. We believe that the sharing of knowledge could enhance human and environmental well-being.

透過知識交流項目與公眾分享知識,從而改善環境及促進社會發展。

2016-17

Public roadshows to promote light pollution education in the community
社區光污染教育公眾路演

Project Coordinator: Dr Jason C S Pun

Department of Physics 

Objective: The project aims to (1) educate the public about the impacts of light pollution to the environment, through the organization of roadshows in public venues including shopping malls and public spaces; (2) promote good lighting practice by piloting an online public directory of good and poor lighting installment in the communities; (3) expand the international knowledge exchange effort through the Globe at Night – Sky Brightness Monitoring Network project which adopt the HKU-developed standardized method of quantifying the extent of light pollution.

目的: (1) 透過在公眾地方舉行路演,教育公眾光污染對環境的影響。路演地點包括商場和公共空間;(2) 建立一個試驗性質的網上平台,展示社區中良好和不良的燈光裝置,推廣能減少光污染的燈光使用;及 (3) 向海外推廣以港大技術研發的Globe at Night – Sky Brightness Monitoring Network項目,作為一項全球性監測網絡,以統一方面測量和研究光污染,實踐國際性的知識交流。

An integrated approach to conservation forensics: reducing wildlife trade globally through technology, analytics and education
一個整合的保育取證手段:通過技術,分析和教育來減少全球野生動物貿易

Project Coordinator: Dr Timothy Bonebrake

School of Biological Sciences

Objective: As a globally important hub for legal and illegal wildlife trade, Hong Kong is uniquely situated geographically and economically to impact terrestrial and marine natural resources worldwide. In this project we will corroborate and synthesize several past, on-going and emerging efforts at the University of Hong Kong which are leading the way in providing for capacity in conservation forensics and establishing a means to impact society through the reduction of wildlife trade.

目的:作為一個全球合法及非法野生動物貿易的重要樞紐,香港對全球的陸地和海洋自然資源具有獨一無二的地理及經濟影響作用。通過此項目,我們將验证並综合香港大學在過去,現在及將來在保育取證方面的領先經驗和成果,來建立一個在全社會減少野生動物貿易的有效手段。 

 

Building Impact Cases in the Department of Physics 
構建物理系研究成果影響力案例

Project Coordinator: Professor Aleksandra Djurisic

Department of Physics

Objective: The project aims to build strong impact case studies within the Department of Physics by collecting evidence of impact arising from our research accomplishments.

目的:希望通過收集物理系之前的研究成果,從而組織及構建有效出色的研究成果影響力案例。 

2015-16

HKU Science, Mathematics, and Art (SMART) Project
香港大學數理藝坊 (SMART)

Project Coordinator: Dr Benny C H Ng

Faculty of Science 

Objective: To foster scientific literacy to the general public, especially secondary school students, via hands-on workshops that connect science, mathematics and art together. We would like to inspire more junior secondary school students to be more well-rounded and appreciate the connection between science, mathematics and art. 
For more information, please visit: http://www.scifac.hku.hk/smart/

目的:透過舉辦與科學、數學和藝術有關的工作坊,培養市民大眾特別是初中生對科學知識的興趣。希望能啟發更多初中生去欣賞科學、數學和藝術的關聯,讓他們更全面地發展。

Public Education Campaign to Conduct Research and Visualize Impacts of Light Pollution
光污染研究及短片製作比賽

Project Coordinator: Dr Jason C S Pun

Department of Physics

Objective: To engage school students to (1) experience first-hand the impacts of light pollution on the environment by a field trip, and to (2) conduct studies on light pollution and promote measures to improve the situation in their communities by a research cum video competition. 
For more information, please visit: http://nightsky.physics.hku.hk/KE/201516/

目的:本計劃鼓勵中學生 (1) 參與實地考察,親身感受光污染對環境的影響;及 (2) 以比賽方式進行光污染研究,及製作短片以助推動他們在其社區中倡議減少光污染。 

 

2014-15

Sustainable Production Technology of Spat for Hong Kong Oyster Growers
香港牡蠣養殖
可持續生產技術

Project Coordinator: Dr Vengatesen Thiyagarajan

School of Biological Sciences

Objective: To provide hands-on training and practical knowledge to Hong Kong's oyster growers about oyster seed production for sustainable aquaculture, and engage the public and students to promote awareness about sustainable methods for oyster meat production in Hong Kong

More information about the project

目的:為香港的牡蠣養殖者提供養殖牡蠣的訓練及實用知識,使水產業得以持續發展

有關此項目的更多資料(英文版本)

HKU x Food Revolution 2015 – The SciChef Cooking Challenge
港大 x 為食起革命 2015 – 科學廚神挑戰賽!

Project Coordinator: Dr Benny C H Ng

Faculty of Science

Objective: To engage and arouse the interest and curiosity of young children in food science, chemistry and nutrition through live demonstration and hands-on activities

More information about the project

目的:透過菜式設計比賽,引起中學生對食物科學、化學及營養學的興趣

有關此項目的更多資料(英文版本)

 

Promoting Light Pollution Education and Research Worldwide
推動國際光污染教育和研究技術交流


 

Project Coordinator: Dr Jason C S Pun

Department of Physics

Objective: To spread the night sky measurement method developed at HKU to overseas locations, establish the foundation for setting up an international light pollution monitoring network, with HKU as the data center and sustain light pollution public education in Hong Kong by maintaining the public webpage and night sky measuring programmes

Project website: http://nightsky.physics.hku.hk/index.php

目的:推廣由香港大學制定的夜間天空亮度量度方法到海外,建立以港大為數據中心的國際光污染監察網絡。設立網站及舉辦夜間天空亮度量度活動,以推廣光污染的公眾教育
項目網站: http://nightsky.physics.hku.hk/index.php

2013-14

Astrobiology: An Integrative Approach on “Origin & Evolution of Life in the Universe”
天體生物學:關於宇宙中生命起源和演化的大眾科學探索 

Project Coordinator: Dr Yiliang Li

Department of Earth Sciences

Objective: To arouse public interest in the origin and evolution of mass and space and their evolution in deep time

目的:引起公眾對宇宙中生命起源及其演化的興趣

Light Pollution Awareness Community Engagement Project
推動社會關注光污染計劃

Project Coordinator: Dr Jason Pun

Department of Physics

Objective: To arouse public awareness about light pollution problem in Hong Kong

目的:引起公眾對香港光污染問題的關注

Public Engagement in the Comet of the Century 
世紀大彗星公眾參與活動

Project Coordinator: Mr Cheung Sze-leung

Faculty of Science

Objective: To promote latest development in comet science and the relation between comet and life origin

目的:向公眾推廣彗星科學的最新發展情況,以及介紹彗星跟生命起源的關係

Science x Art II – Learning Science via Interactive Visual Art 
科學與藝術的融合(二) — 透過互動視藝學習科學

Project Coordinator: Dr Benny C H Ng

Faculty of Science

Objective: To visualize science in an artistic and interactive manner through a one-day programme and exhibitions at different locations

目的:透過活動及展覽,讓公眾透過藝術的視覺接觸科學

Science for Everyone – HKU Sci-Tube Channel
香港大學 
— 科學「管」道

Project Coordinator: Professor Djurisic (Department of Physics) & Dr William Cheung (Faculty of Science)

Objective: To produce youtube chips to raise public's general scientific literacy level 

目的:製作 youtube 短片,引起公眾對科學的興趣及加強他們的基礎科學知識

Capture Science Video Competition
中學生科學影片創作比賽

 

[Student Project]

Objective: The competition aims at boosting students' interest in science by encouraging them to observe and appreciate the beauty and value of science through making a short video clip

目的:透過影片創作比賽,鼓勵學生多觀察日常生活中會遇到的科學現象

Winner: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=755801751139469

HKU Science Discovery Day Camp
中學生科學探索日營 

 

[Student Project]

Objective: Some tasks and games are designed to let participating secondary school students to apply scientific knowledge to the DSE science subjects

目的:透過一連串的活動及遊戲,讓參與的學生應用於校內所學到的科學知識

Fun Science Workshop for Primary School Students
小學生趣味科學工作坊 
 

[Student Project]

Objective: To stimulate primary school students to be more aware of the applications of science in daily life and to appreciate science more

目的:透過科學實驗示範,教育小學生以科學角度去解釋對日常生活中遇到的現象

Science Workshop for Secondary School Students — Exploring a Drop of Seawater 
探索海水 
 中學生科學工作坊
 

[Student Project]

Objective: To arouse secondary school students' interest in science and their awareness in environmental protection 

目的:引起中學生對科學的興趣,同時提高他們對環境保護的關注