Introduction

Students of local secondary schools are welcomed to join this program. Teacher nomination is required.

Criteria for the Awards

To complete the activities for one seminar, students are expected to:

  • read / view the pre-seminar materials which explains some of the chemistry knowledge and concepts involved in the seminar
  • attend the online seminar
  • complete the online assessment

The following awards will be given to the students:

AwardNumber of seminars completed
within the designated period
Bronze3
Silver6
Gold9
Platinum12

Certificates will be awarded accordingly.

Delivered Seminars

Filter:

C01: Synethic Polymers in Modern Life

Speaker: Prof. To NGAI (CUHK)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

C02: Colour Chemistry

Speaker: Dr Vincent KO (CityU)
Tags: Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

C03: Science and the Aftermath of Fukushima Nuclear Plant Accident

Speaker: Prof. W. H. CHAN (HKBU)
Tags: Physical Chemistry

C04: Gastronomy

Speaker: Prof. Lam Lung YEUNG (HKUST)
Tags: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

C05: Drug Discovery and Organic Chemistry

Speaker: Dr. Kendrew MAK (CUHK)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

C06: The Importance of Water in Food Chemistry

Speaker: Dr. Vincent KO (CityU)
Tags: Physical Chemistry

C07: Symmetry, Asymmetry & Our Chiral World - A Personal Recollection on the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Speaker: Prof. Albert LEE (HKBU)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

C08: Electrochemistry

Speaker: Prof. Kwok-yin WONG (PolyU)
Tags: Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

C09: Food Chemistry and Food Safety I

Speaker: Dr. Ka-sing LEUNG (PolyU)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

C10: Molecules for Liquid Crystal Displays

Speaker: Prof. Wai Kin CHAN (HKU)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

C11: Nanomaterials for Environmental and Energy Applications

Speaker: Prof. Jimmy C. YU (CUHK)
Tags: Inorganic Chemistry

C12: A Journey to the Structural Determination of Organic Molecules: IR, MS and NMR Spectroscopy

Speaker: Dr. Fuk Yee KWONG (PolyU)
Tags: Analytical Chemistry

C13: Conducting Polymers

Speaker: Prof. W.K. CHAN (HKU)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

C14: Metals in Biological System

Speaker: Prof. T C LAU (CityU)
Tags: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

C15: Photodynamic Therapy - A Promising Strategy of Cancer Treatment

Speaker: Prof. Dennis K. P. NG (CUHK)
Tags: Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

C16: Water Uptake of Atmospheric Particles: From the Millikan Oil Droplet Experiment to a Blue Sky

Speaker: Prof. Chak Keung CHAN (HKUST)
Tags: Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

C17: Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds

Speaker: Mr Yau-tim WONG (Hong Kong Accreditation Service)
Tags: Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

C18: Food Chemistry and Food Safety II

Speaker: Dr. Ka-sing LEUNG (PolyU)
Tags: Organic Chemistry

Important Documents

The briefing session was conducted on 10 Dec 2013. The important documents and presentation files are available here for teacher reference.

Inquiries

For general and content inquiry, please send us an email to science@edb.gov.hk addressing your full name and school name.

For technical inquiry, please send an email to hkvu@ust.hk addressing your full name and school name or share the question on the discussion board of eLOP.