Research Café on Energy (22 Mar 2019)

Date: 
07/03/2019 to 22/03/2019

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

The fourteenth Research Café organized by the Library will be held on 22 Mar. The theme is Energy. The Café is consist of a short talk on “Why Earth System Science?” by Prof. TAM Chi Yung Francis, Assistant Professor of the Earth System Science Programme, and Research Fellow of the Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability, and followed by three presentations on research by Ph.D. graduate Dr. Man Kei TAM, and two Ph.D. candidates Mr. Haoxiang WEI and Ms. Xiaohan GONG, across disciplines. Dr. Karl Holm of The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) will provide feedback on student presentation skills. We are very honoured that Prof. XU Yuan of the Dept. of Geography and Resource Management has helped organize this Café. Postgraduates, academics and researchers are all welcome to attend!

Date: 22 Mar 2019 (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: Why Earth System Science?
  Speaker: Prof. TAM Chi Yung Francis
        Assistant Professor, Earth System Science Programme, Faculty of Science
        Research Fellow, Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability

II. Presentations

  • Nanostructured Materials for Thermal Energy Harvesting
    By Mr. Haoxiang WEI, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
  • Contaminated but Safe: Reassembling Life in Post-Fukushima Japan
    By Dr. Man Kei TAM, Ph.D. Graduate, Dept. of Anthropology
  • The Leading Role of China's Overseas Energy Investments
    By Ms. Xiaohan GONG, Ph.D. in Laws Candidate, Faculty of Law

  Moderator: Prof. TAM Chi Yung Francis
  Feedback on Presentation Skills: Dr. Karl HOLM, Lecturer, The Independent Learning Centre