News file for: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
New research suggests that racial stereotyping reduces creative thinking by making people more close-minded.
The effects of Asia’s large expenditure on higher education can be observed in the 2011 Quacquarelli Symonds ranking of the world’s leading universities under the age of 50.
China is fast becoming a global leader in scientific publishing and scientific research, according to the Nature Publishing Index 2011 China published last week.
A promising fluorescent chemosensor for explosives detection has been developed by researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology officially opened Asia’s first social media research laboratory this week to specialize in the study of social media in the region.
The QS World University Rankings 2011/12 released on Sunday by Quacquarelli Symonds has shown the gains made by Asian universities on this global ranking table.
The HKUST has topped the 2011 Asian university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds, followed by the University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore.
Scientists from Shanghai and Hong Kong announced the successful genomic sequencing of Isaria cicadae, a rare herb highly valued in traditional Chinese medicine.