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.
“Equip yourself, nurture your talents” – said our star in this issue to the younger generation, from his own experience, and from the bottom of his heart. In our interview, Dr Tong touched upon innovative education, Haruki Murakami, his past, and the recent gloomy society. Would his words resonate and bring you consolation?
Senior Lecturer at CUHK’s Department of Physics, Dr Tong’s known for making public appearances at events, giving school talks, and sitting on judging panels of innovation and technology competitions of all sizes, “ranging from primary, secondary schools, to University level!” Catching sight of the drawbacks of local STEM education, he strives to shake up our “instant” culture”...
Our scholar-social innovator in this issue has set up Mars Media long before the term "fake news" made the headlines. Prof Donna Chu believes that students should recognise the true colours of the media. In face of the current epidemic of misinformation, it would seem that we all have such a need.
An incumbent Associate Professor of CUHK’s School of Journalism and Communication, Donna is well versed in new media and popular culture research (thus the latest craze among youngsters). CUHK is indeed where she took root – she earned her bachelor’s degree here too...
The age of VR eye check has dawned. Proven to provide a more comprehensive evaluation than clinical tests, the team's technology is being offered to glaucoma patients for screening and monitoring...
STEM goes beyond software programming and assembling robots. With a carefully designed programme, the team makes basic scientific principles fun and down-to-earth...