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1 March 2023
【Cubic Zine Issue 25】From Sports Science to Social Entrepreneurship : Raymond Sum Advocates Positive Life with Physical Literacy
19 December 2022
Bridging Business World and Social Enterprise Simon Ngai Dives into the Blue Ocean to Bring Life Changing Services for Grassroots
31 October 2022
【Cubic Zine Issue 23】“Stay Motivated!”Pioneer of medicinal herb DNA authentication Pang Chui Shaw shares insights in teaching, research and entrepreneurship
(Chinese) 「難分真與假,草藥多險詐」這句二次創作的歌詞,正好說明消費者的心聲。據《內經》記載,中藥劑型自古代已有分湯、散、丸、膏、丹劑。時至今日,中藥產品推陳出新,市場不乏各式各樣選擇,如何明辨當中真偽?區塊鏈與中藥竟可扯上關係? 今期主角生命科學學院邵鵬柱教授,揚言「煲藥的湯,都可以找到中藥的DNA!」,他由90年代開展分子技術鑒定中藥,讓我們細聽他的分享。
14 September 2022
【Cubic Zine Issue 22】Co-creating authenticity — connecting architecture and rural villages: Thomas Chung’s down-to-earth architectural experiment
Hong Kong’s dazzling, densely-populated cityscape is a perfect manifestation of the city’s complicated land problems. In this seemingly claustrophobic setting, some lament its constraints while others see opportunities beyond the blocks. In this Cubic Zine issue, Thomas Chung, Associate Professor of the School of Architecture, CUHK shares with us the infinity of possibilities with space, as well as the transfer of knowledge into abandoned rural villages. Hear his story of enlivening the once derelict village of Mui Tsz Lam through co-creating an architectural experiment with over a hundred CUHKers, villagers and volunteers.
26 July 2022
【Cubic Zine Issue 21】Click Into VR Place — PC game enthusiast Morris Jong stays ahead of the game in educational VR and Outdoor Museum
Under the pressure of the epidemic, the trend of "e-learning" has revealed its advantages. The emergence of virtual reality teaching has further promoted the education sector to enter the era of digital learning. We can also ride the "STEM wave" and find the key to coping with changes and challenges. Professor Morris Jong, the cover story of this issue of Cubic Zine, fell in love with computers from playing computer games, and then researched the combination of games and learning, which not only satisfied the many wishes of local non-Chinese students, but also extended the teaching effect to overseas universities.
29 March 2022
【Cubic Zine Issue 20】From Speech Recognition Scholar to Cantonese and Communication Specialist: Tan Lee navigates across research disciplines
The fifth wave of Covid-19 in Hong Kong has put most of us in stay-home mode for months. Instead of wishing for full resumption of working in office in person, the need for creating immersive virtual workspace for staff is in demand. The cover story of this issue of Cubic Zine, Prof Tan Lee, an expert in AI and speech technology, propounds that solutions brought by technologies needs to be balanced against its social benefits, and a key question – will there be any users?
29 December 2021
【Cubic Zine Issue 19】“What’s so special about corals in Hong Kong? They are simply tough!” — Apple Chui believes we will conserve only whenat we love
Happy new year! May all your dreams and goals manifest in 2022! This issue of Cubic Zine features the ebullient Dr Chui Pui Yi Apple, Research Assistant Professor of the School of Life Sciences and founder of Coral Academy. Her watchword for us? “Act Now.” It’s pertinent to both conservation and entrepreneurship — give it a try no matter how. In this issue: #FoodTechAccelerator #Breer #SocialEconomy #EuropeanCommission #CoralAcademy #Conservation
19 September 2021
【Cubic Zine Issue 18】Architecture X Gerontology — Co-create Happy Ageing Lab
This September sees the return of vigour and verve on CUHK campus. This issue of Cubic Zine brings you vivacious stories from architecture and health of the elderly, to trending technologies. At the same time, ORTKS has for you a series of exciting events and programmes, including the very first Innovation Day, and application openings of various startup funds!
15 June 2021
【Cubic Zine Issue 17】Escape prompts empathy: Felix Sze advocates mental well-being for the deaf
Here comes Issue 17 of Cubic Zine! We are excited to see the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship here at CUHK while InnoPort will soon celebrate its first anniversary. The teams inside InnoPort are busy promoting social entrepreneurship as well as tech transfer and the collaboration between the industry, academia and research sectors. Cubic Zine will bring you more diverse topics with stories in a nutshell for you to grasp innovation trends in a single email.
11 March 2021
【Cubic Zine Issue 16】Prof Anthony Fung shares vistas of Shek O and his years of “Over Flowers”
One of missions of ORTKS is to assist scholars to apply for research funding. As resources are limited, disappointment is unavoidable. Prof Anthony Fung shares his failure stories including the very first one soon after he was on board with CUHK. “I wish to launch that project so much that I set off without any funding.” The true story of many entrepreneurs.