Updates on the Class Acts Online Talk Series

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong hosts the “Class Acts” CUHK Online Talk Series for students with new schedule. The sixth talk presented by Professor Ian Morley, Department of History of CUHK on the theme of “City Development and Urban History” will be broadcasted on 29 April. All staff, students and alumni are welcome to join the talks.

In addition, outstanding scholars on Education and Medicine will give their views on their respective areas of expertise, including the application of robots in education for Special Educational Needs students and the experience of being a Surgeon. The online talks will be presented by CUHK scholars and uploaded to YouTube and CUTV website.

For more information on the arrangement and speakers’ profiles, please visit https://againstcovid19.cuhk.edu.hk/en/class-acts-online-talk/. If you wish to ask the speakers on any questions, please email us at classacts@cuhk.edu.hk 3 days prior to the broadcast of the talk, your questions might be taken by the speakers at the Q & A sessions. Details of the talks are as follows:

Date Time Speaker Topic  Language
29 April (Wed) 4:00 p.m. Professor Ian MORLEY,

Associate Professor, Department of History

City Development and Urban History English
5 May (Tue) 4:00 p.m. Professor Catherine Wing Chee SO,

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

Robots as Mentors for Children with Autism Cantonese
11 May (Mon) 4:00 p.m. Professor Jeremy Yuen Chun TEOH,

Assistant Professor,

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery,

Faculty of Medicine

What I Have Learnt as a Surgeon English
20 March (Fri) 4:00 p.m. Professor Alan Kam Leung CHAN,

Provost of CUHK

Higher Learning in the Era of Industry 4.0 (Finished) English
25 March (Wed) 4:00 p.m. Professor Irwin Kuo Chin KING, Professor,

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

A Traveler’s Guide to the 3-pound Universe (Finished) English
27 March (Fri) 4:00 p.m. Professor Tingting FAN, Assistant Professor,

Department of Marketing

Love at First Swipe: Innovations for Online Dating (Finished) English
31 March (Tue) 4:00 p.m. Dr. Shiu Sing TONG, Senior Lecturer,

Department of Physics

What do Gravitational Waves Tell Us? (Finished) Cantonese
1 April (Wed) 12:30 p.m. Professor Steven GALLAGHER,

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Faculty of Law

Chinese Shipwrecks and the Law of Treasure Hunting (Finished) English

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