Why MY research is MORE interesting than YOURS? // April 10, 2014

Fish sperm. Dark matter. Artificial intelligence. Abortion. Hong Kong triad. Forgotten rNA. These seem to be random phrases but on 10th April 2014 they were the key to lots of fun in Block B. A roomful of audience was armed with newspaper balls, waiting eagerly to ‘vote’ for their favourite presenters. Six research postgraduate residents […]

Global Studies in Hong Kong: Relevancy & Irrelevancy // Feb 13, 2014

Hong Kong. A single name but a thousand issues and questions.  And who else better than Dr. Simon Shen to share his opinions with us? Dr. Shen is one of the few international relations scholars from Hong Kong who earned both international recognition and local prominence with his scholarship on contemporary anti-Western Chinese nationalism. The […]

Enabling Dreams Building Sand Castles // Nov 16, 2013

How does one build a breathtaking beach resort in literally the middle of nowhere? How does one get electricity to jumpstart everything? Bricks? What about light bulbs that needed to be imported to an island that gets hit by typhoons regularly? Eric Leong, an experienced hotel development executive, shared with the residents how he realized […]