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16 Jul, 2020, 18:17 BST 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...


14 Jul, 2020, 18:06 BST 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...


03 Jun, 2020, 17:34 BST 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 ...


22 May, 2020, 03:29 BST 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...


19 May, 2020, 17:07 BST 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...


11 May, 2020, 16:24 BST 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...


28 Apr, 2020, 17:24 BST 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...


16 Apr, 2020, 17:22 BST 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...


15 Jan, 2020, 12:15 GMT 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...


23 Oct, 2019, 15:47 BST 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...


27 Aug, 2019, 16:10 BST 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...


12 Aug, 2019, 17:27 BST 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...


26 Jun, 2019, 13:08 BST 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...


29 Apr, 2019, 16:15 BST 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...


15 Apr, 2019, 18:53 BST 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...


28 Mar, 2019, 21:40 GMT 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,...


17 Jan, 2019, 15:32 GMT 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...


14 Nov, 2018, 17:51 GMT 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...


12 Nov, 2018, 17:29 GMT HKBU's Global University Film Awards Award Presentation Ceremony Concludes

Organised by the Academy of Film (AF) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the first Global University Film Awards (GUFA) Award Presentation...


07 Nov, 2018, 14:59 GMT HKBU and Tencent Break World Record for Fast and Accurate AI Training

Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have partnered with a team from Tencent Machine Learning to create a new technique for training...


01 Nov, 2018, 17:10 GMT HKBU's First Global University Film Awards Attracts 1,800 Submissions

The Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), has organised the first Global University...


30 Oct, 2018, 13:28 GMT HKBU's New Nanomaterial Could Enable Early Detection and Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered a new nanomaterial which could enable the early detection and diagnosis of...


09 Oct, 2018, 15:09 BST HKBU Geography Scholar Discovers Strong Evidence for Links Between Africa's Drying Climate and Human Evolution

Professor Richard Bernhart Owen of the HKBU Department of Geography has analysed African lake sedimentary cores and established connections between a ...


04 Oct, 2018, 18:03 BST HKBU Study: Sunscreen Chemicals Harm Fish Embryos and Could Pose Risk to Humans

A study by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has detected an extensive amount of sunscreen chemicals in seawater that could pose a risk to human...


29 Aug, 2018, 14:22 BST HKBU Scholars in World-first Breakthrough for Difficult-to-treat Breast Cancer

Chemists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with...