Research Café on Climate (12 Oct 2018)

Date & Time
2018/09/21 to 2018/10/12

Short talk by academic staff
Presentations on research across disciplines
Exchange ideas among postgraduates
Enhancing presentation skills from feedback…

The twelfth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 12 Oct. The theme is Climate. The Café is consist of a talk on “A Climate Journey of Interdisciplinary Research” by Prof. XU Yuan of Dept. of Geography and Resource Management, and Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability, and two presentations across disciplines by PhD candidates. Dr. Karl Holm of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills. We are very honoured that Prof. Xu has helped organize this Café. Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend!

Date: 12 Oct 2018 (Fri)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Language: English

   Light refreshment will be provided.

I. Short Talk: A Climate Journey of Interdisciplinary Research
 Speaker: Prof. XU Yuan
      Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Resource Management
      Programme Leader, Environmental Policy and Governance Programme in Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability

II. Presentations:

  • The Impacts of Climate Change on Landfall Tropical Cyclones and Coastal Pearl River Delta Cities
    By CHEN Jilong, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Division of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Physical Activity in Hong Kong Climate: The Impact of Cold and Heat Waves
    By Janice Ying-en HO, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Health, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care

  Moderator: Prof. XU Yuan
  Feedback on Presentation Skills: Dr. Karl Holm, Lecturer, ILC

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