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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...

2013-12-02 23:25:10

Following the launch of Chang’e-3 lunar probe, the Camera Pointing System jointly developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and China Academy of Space Technology is now getting closer for landing on the moon’s surface. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Following the launch of Chang’e-3 lunar probe in Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, the Camera Pointing System jointly developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and China Academy of Space...

2013-12-01 23:04:41

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong have developed the HOPE-20 training programme for parents of two-year-old children. This is one of the first locally-developed, evidence-based parent education programmes for such young children. (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 With sponsorship of Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation, the Department of Applied Social Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), and the Department of Social Work and Social...

2013-11-15 23:19:55

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has garnered more momentum for the advancement of aviation services research in Hong Kong through its partnership with Boeing. The University has recently celebrated the opening of the Phase One of its Aviation Services Research Centre. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Backed by strong support from the government and industry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has garnered more momentum for the advancement of aviation services research in Hong Kong...

2013-10-28 23:22:32

Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) are making efforts to forge ahead with the scientific studies of traditional Chinese medicine and put the result to good use. (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 With the generous support of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and the former Hong Kong Jockey Club Institute of Chinese Medicine, in 2008, PolyU’s Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology kicked off a research project on the “Authentication of Valuable...

2013-10-21 23:21:57

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Switzerland have recently entered into an agreement on launching a student exchange programme dedicated to the development of students, particularly in the areas of global outlook and cultural appreciation. (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Ecole...

2013-09-29 23:03:01

The Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C. DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) kick-started its first signature event – "10 Day Fest" Social Innovation Festival on 27 September 2013 at the brand new Jockey Club Innovation Tower on the university campus. (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 The Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C. DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) kick-started its first signature event –...

2013-09-23 23:24:03

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will confer Honorary Doctorates upon five prominent figures in recognition of their distinguished accomplishments and contributions at its 19th Congregation to be held on 27 October 2013 (Sunday). (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will confer Honorary Doctorates upon five prominent figures in recognition of their distinguished accomplishments and contributions at its 19th Congregation to be held on 27...

2013-09-18 23:21:15

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (17 September) announced the findings of a study on "Enhancing the Role of the Travel Trade in Reducing Tourism's Carbon Footprint". The study found that though senior management and owners of travel agencies are aware of tourism's contribution to carbon emissions, the limited provision of carbon efficient products is hindering their frontline staff from promoting low...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.