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The Trouble with Rubble

The Trouble with Rubble

Construction waste in Hong Kong is a major problem. As the city continuously builds and rebuilds itself, it is running out of space for its building waste. Dr Wilson Lu has been using big data to investigate

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Mental Health in Modern China

Mental Health in Modern China

China’s rapid economic growth and societal changes are having a tremendous impact on mental health, as revealed in a long-term project by Dr Ran Maosheng

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The Case for Stronger Borders

The Case for Stronger Borders

For ethical reasons and the sake of democracy, Europe should tighten its border controls, argues Dr Stefan Auer, Programme Director in European Studies in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at HKU

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When Restraint can Mean Freedom

When Restraint can Mean Freedom

Legal restrictions on religious activities could actually increase religious freedom by providing a more level playing field in the competition for adherents and resources, argues legal scholar Dr Chen Jianlin

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Working Hard for a Living

Working Hard for a Living

Sex work as a job like any other is the focus of research by Dr Julie Ham in the Department of Sociology

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