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2014-05-07 23:12:05

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 11 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented in the 42nd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 This year, PolyU researchers have won one Grand Prize, one Special Gold Medal, three Special Awards, four Gold Medals and two Silver Medals in the international event. The winning projects were presented at a press conference hosted by Mr Nicholas W. Yang, Executive Vice President of the...

2014-04-25 23:09:05

A student team from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was awarded the Second Runner-up (Navigated Flight Category) in the 2014 Taiwan Innovative Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) Design Competition among 69 teams from universities and institutes all over the world. It is the second time that a university team from Hong Kong was honored in this regional competition organized by National Cheung Kung University (NCKU) since its launch in 2007. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Named...

2014-03-22 23:04:21

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) celebrated the grand opening of the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT) – home to the University’s School of Design (SD) and the Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (JCDISI) on 18 March. It is also the first permanent Hong Kong architectural project by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) celebrated the grand opening of the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT)...

2014-03-10 23:27:33

The PolyU Branch of Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Machine Intelligence and Advanced Computing, jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Sun Yat-sen University, commissioned on 5 March 2014. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The PolyU Branch of Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Machine Intelligence and Advanced Computing, jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), commissioned on 5 March 2014. Through...

2014-02-28 23:32:08

PolyU has named a building on its campus after The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong in grateful recognition of CMA's ardent support to the University and significant contributions to the development of education. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has named a building on its campus after The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong (CMA) in grateful recognition of CMA’s ardent support to the University and significant...

2014-02-26 23:28:56

The Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award, run by the Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), held its Award Presentation Ceremony on 21 February 2014. It was followed by a forum on "Raising Productivity through Knowledge Management" which served as a platform for promoting the best practices in KM among local enterprises. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Knowledge Management and Innovation Research...

2014-02-24 23:30:25

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) presented a total of 33 Outstanding Student Awards to 26 top full-time undergraduate students, among which eight students received “Outstanding Student Award of Faculty/School” and one received “The Most Outstanding PolyU Student Award”, at a ceremony held on PolyU Chiang Chen Studio Theatre on 17 February. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) presented a total of 33 Outstanding Student Awards to 26 top...

2014-02-01 23:03:24

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University conferred the honorary title of University Fellowship upon eight outstanding individuals on 29 January to pay tribute to their significant contributions to the University and the community. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Presided over by Ms Marjorie Yang Mun-tak, Chairman of the University Council, the conferment ceremony was held at the Jockey Club Auditorium on the PolyU campus. The recipients were warmly greeted by PolyU President, Professor Timothy W....

2014-01-28 23:27:15

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The People’s Government of Shunde District, Foshan City with a view to promoting exchanges and encouraging collaboration between PolyU and the Shunde Government / Shunde high-technology industries. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The People’s Government of Shunde District, Foshan City (Shunde Government) on 9...

2014-01-24 23:22:49

Dedicated PolyU Staff Members Being Honoured for Their Outstanding Achievements in Different Areas (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (22 January) paid tribute to 38 dedicated staff members for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and scholarly activities and services. The Awards are grouped in the categories of “President’s Awards for Excellent Performance/ Achievement” and the “Faculty/School Awards for Outstanding...


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