We incubate cross-disciplinary ideas from academia to generate multi-dimensional impact in society.
CUHK enables and equips you to draw on your passion and expertise for the benefit of the wider community.
While SoCUBE focuses on facilitating scholars, our partners in CUHK contribute to programmes that complete our social innovation ecosystem.
What’s so special about corals in Hong Kong? They are simply tough! In Hong Kong, the water temperature can go down to 13°C in winter and up to 31°C in summer. It’s quite a feat to survive such temperature difference. Corals can adapt to environmental changes, but adaptation takes time. Climate change is just coming too fast. We want to explore if corals in Hong Kong are particularly resilient to temperature changes, and if so, what is the mechanism?”Know more