2 March 2017

Need for Mental Health Support in Schools Recognized in the UK and Hong Kong

By Gigi Chiu 12 Feb 2017 With rapid rise of student suicide cases in the UK and Hong Kong,  both governments have recently taken steps to implement student mental health support systems in schools in […]
2 March 2017

MOFs found to filter air pollutants by 99%

By Qiu Tian | Feb 10, 2017 A research team from the Beijing Institute of Technology recently found Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) can be applied to filtering air pollutants and clean up air effectively, according to Xinhua News Agency. […]
2 March 2017

Anti-Biopiracy Protocol Could Impact Vaccine Production, Industry Experts Say

by Dhruv Tikekar Vaccine manufacturers have warned that the Nagoya Protocol could hinder the production of seasonal influenza vaccines, more than a year into its ratification in 2015. The international agreement signed by 92 parties, […]
2 March 2017

New head of WHO to be elected in May, and other news around the world

By Zheng Xin | Feb 11, 2017 The WHO Executive Board has announced 3 nominees for the WHO Director-General position , according to an official news release. The WHO Executive Board selected by vote the following […]
2 March 2017

Vatican Defends Decision to Invite China to Organ Trafficking Summit

by Dhruv Tikekar The Vatican defended its decision to invite China to the organ trafficking summit this month, following criticism from the international community. The inclusion of Dr. Huang Jiefu, co-chairman of China’s organ donation […]
2 March 2017

Losing Track of Time on Facebook? Psychologists show that it really happens

By Liya Fan Swiping through screens, posting news feeds, clicking  “Like” buttons and other behaviour typical of social media use can distort your perception of time, a study by psychologists from the University of Kent […]
17 February 2017

Learning about the unique area of wine journalism and how it differs from lifestyle reporting

There may be few other areas of journalism which involve quite as many fun wine and food events, but wine journalism requires a specialist subject knowledge and an authoritative writing style, students―and some staff—learnt in […]
10 February 2017

Students experiment with innovative storytelling through digital projects

Traditional Chinese characters shown through interactive graphics. A walk through Hong Kong’s recent history using scannable barcodes. And bots publishing stories and replying to reader messages on Facebook. These were just a few of the […]