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56 projects
"VT for Health Improvement"
Prof Stanley Hui & Dr Jacky Chan
Virtual Trainer for improving health and fitness of middle-aged adults
The team promotes physically active lifestyles in middle-aged adults through their web-based "Virtual Trainer" programme with the integration of social media.
Prof Stanley Hui & Dr Jacky Chan | Faculty of Education
Prof Savio Wong
Decoding the concealed emotions of children with special educational needs
Children with special educational needs often struggle with communicating their feelings and are sometimes misunderstood. Utilising wearable sensors, the team helps these children get their feelings heard by decoding their responses related to different emotions.
Prof Savio Wong | Faculty of Education
"Spatial competency determines our right to well-being."
Prof Ng Mee Kam, Prof Hendrik Tieben, Prof Sylvia He, Prof Victor Li & Prof Mo Kar Him
Sustainable communities lab for people’s multifaceted well-being
We should have the right to shape the city that shapes us. The built environment affects people’s senses of place and well-being. Building neighbourhoods with natural features through collaborative placemaking boost people’s sense of belonging and multifaceted well-being – quintessential qualities for sustainable cities and communities.
Prof Ng Mee Kam, Prof Hendrik Tieben, Prof Sylvia He, Prof Victor Li & Prof Mo Kar Him | Faculty of Social Science
Prof Ronald Wong & Prof Louis Cheung
Combating sarcopenia in fragility fracture patients in Hong Kong
Sarcopenia could mean fatal consequences in the elderly. The team is using a non-invasive technology to save patients from falls and fractures.
Prof Ronald Wong & Prof Louis Cheung | Faculty of Medicine
Prof Anthony Fung, Prof Johnson Chan & Dr Sally Lo
Visualizing the past, connecting to the present
Known for its picturesque beaches, Shek O has a lot more to offer in terms of cultural and historical resources – all of which would fade away lest proper preservation is done. The team revitalises the community through a tech-based platform with local engagement, connecting Shek O to the wider public.
Prof Anthony Fung, Prof Johnson Chan & Dr Sally Lo | Faculty of Social Science
Prof Fiona Ho
Reaching out to the unreached community: Delivering mental health outside the box through whole-of-community campaigns
One booklet and one heartfelt conversation at a time, the team reconnects people with their mental well-being, and with one another.
Prof Fiona Ho | Faculty of Social Science
Prof Michael Ong & Prof Patrick Yung
“Strong Shoulders for Elderly” Campaign
Through a shoulder exercise program developed by professionals, the team raises public awareness of shoulder health by providing quality and convenient community-based shoulder exercise program to aid the management of shoulder problems for older adults in Hong Kong.
Prof Michael Ong & Prof Patrick Yung | Faculty of Medicine
Prof Samuel Ling & Prof Patrick Yung
CuRE Pain: Relieve pain, Restore function, Renew hope
The team creates a smartphone app with bite-sized, customised, guided-exercise videos that tackle muscle and joint pain.
Prof Samuel Ling & Prof Patrick Yung | Faculty of Medicine
Prof Jette Hansen Edwards
Telling Stories: A Digital Humanities Approach to Documenting Linguistic Diversity in Hong Kong
The team is on a mission to record and promote Hong Kong's linguistic profile – including indigenous and minority languages, and different varieties of Chinese and English – lest any of it eventually disappear, along with its associated culture.
Prof Jette Hansen Edwards | Faculty of Arts
Prof Morris Jong & Dr Cynthia Hou
Using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology to Enhance Students’ Understanding of Colonial Architecture in Hong Kong
When textbook learning is mundane, and field trips are impractical, here comes a whole new way of exploring colonial architecture and local history.
Prof Morris Jong & Dr Cynthia Hou | Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Education