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City Squeeze

City Squeeze

China’s accelerating urban redevelopment has encouraged local governments to let landowners share in the profits, but it has also exacerbated inequalities.

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Drawing Rhythm from the Algorithm

Drawing Rhythm from the Algorithm

Dr Hu Xiao of the Faculty of Education has used data analytics to develop systems that can retrieve and recommend music for modulating people’s emotions and evoking behavioural and physiological responses.

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Feeling Bored? Pay Attention to This

Feeling Bored? Pay Attention to This

Boredom tends to arise when we stop paying attention to the task at hand, say HKU psychology researchers. The easy distraction of the smartphone is not helping.

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Towing the Line

Towing the Line

An iconic boundary line drawn up in 1800s by a Victorian biologist to explain how and why land animals were distributed across the planet has been redrawn following a study of Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean.

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Climate Change: The World’s Other Crisis

Climate Change: The World’s Other Crisis

Although COVID-19 has understandably captured the world’s full attention this year, the dangers of climate change have not gone away. HKU scholars are applying scientific and legal expertise to assess the ecological and political dimensions of the problem, and the possible solutions. HKU also recently joined the International Universities Climate Alliance, a platform for researchers to exchange information on climate change and join forces in formulating solutions.

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