Introduction to COSAS 2016

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
  • attain 50% marks from the online assessments of the seminar

The following awards will be given to the students:

AwardNumber of seminars completed
within the designated period
Bronze3
Silver6
Gold9
Platinum12
Diamond18

Certificates will be awarded accordingly.

Delivered Seminars

Filter:

Batch 1: Synthetic Polymers in Modern Life

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

Batch 1: Colour Chemistry

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

Batch 1: Science and the Aftermath of Fukushima Nuclear Plant Accident

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

Batch 1: Gastronomy

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

Batch 1: Drug Discovery and Organic Chemistry

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

Batch 1: The Importance of Water in Food Chemistry

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

Batch 2: Symmetry, Asymmetry & Our Chiral World - A Personal Recollection on the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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

Batch 2: Electrochemistry

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

Batch 2: Food Chemistry and Food Safety I

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

Batch 2: Molecules for Liquid Crystal Displays

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

Batch 2: Nanomaterials for Environmental and Energy Applications

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

Batch 2: A Journey to the Structural Determination of Organic Molecules: IR, MS and NMR Spectroscopy

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

Batch 3: Conducting Polymers

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

Batch 3: Metals in Biological System

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

Batch 3: Photodynamic Therapy - A Promising Strategy of Cancer Treatment

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

Batch 3: 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

Batch 3: Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds

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

Batch 3: Instrumental Analysis of Food and Drugs (New!)

Speaker: Dr. Kendrew K. W. MAK, Dr. W. F. CHAN (CUHK)
Tags: Analytical Chemistry

Batch 3: Air Quality Management Strategies for the Pearl River Delta Region

Speaker: Prof. Alexis LAU (HKUST)
Tags: Analytical Chemistry

Batch 3: Indoor Air Quality and Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme

Speaker: Prof. Lam Lung YEUNG (HKUST)
Tags: Analytical Chemistry

Online Briefing Session, Circulars and Documents

The important presentations and documents of online briefing are available here for teacher reference.

Details of Programme (PDF)


Introduction to Canvas (PDF)

Circular Documents

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 canvas.