COSAS

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Introduction to COSAS 2018

Students of local secondary schools are welcomed to join this program. The teacher nomination form and school application form are required to sent to EDB.

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:

Award Number of seminars completed
within the designated period
Bronze 3
Silver 6
Gold 9
Platinum 12
Diamond 18

Certificates will be awarded accordingly.

Account Registration

Steps for students and teachers:

  1. Check the invitation email of HKMOOC Platform with subject keyword "COSAS 2018".
  2. Register your HKMOOC account on the registration form with the email address which has received the invitation email.
  3. Activate your HKMOOC account by clicking the link in the activation email with subject "Activate Your HKMOOC Account".
  4. You can access the course after successful activation.
  5. Feel free to join our student group on facebook.

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Online Briefing Session, Circulars and Documents

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

Circular Documents

Delivered Seminars

Filter:

Batch 1: A Journey to the Structural Determination of Organic Molecules: IR, MS and NMR Spectroscopy

 Dr. Fuk Yee KWONG (PolyU)
Analytical Chemistry

Batch 1: Colour Chemistry

 Dr Vincent KO (CityU)
Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Batch 1: Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds

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

Batch 1: Drug Discovery and Organic Chemistry

 Dr. Kendrew MAK (CUHK)
Organic Chemistry

Batch 1: Electrochemistry

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

Batch 1: Gastronomy

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

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

 Prof. W. H. CHAN (HKBU)
Physical Chemistry

Batch 1: Synthetic Polymers in Modern Life

Speaker: Prof. To NGAI (CUHK)
Organic Chemistry

Batch 1: The Importance of Water in Food Chemistry

 Dr. Vincent KO (CityU)
Physical Chemistry

Batch 2: Air Quality Management Strategies for the Pearl River Delta Region

 Prof. Alexis LAU (HKUST)
Analytical Chemistry

Batch 2: Conducting Polymers

 Prof. W.K. CHAN (HKU)
Organic Chemistry

Batch 2: Display and Light Technology - LCD, LED and OLED

 Dr. Raymond Kwong
Organic Chemistry Physical Chemistry

Batch 2: Food Chemistry and Food Safety

 Dr. Ka-sing LEUNG (PolyU)
Organic Chemistry

Batch 2: Metals in Biological System

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

Batch 2: Molecules for Liquid Crystal Displays

 Prof. Wai Kin CHAN (HKU)
Organic Chemistry

Batch 2: Nanomaterials for Environmental and Energy Applications

 Prof. Jimmy C. YU (CUHK)
Inorganic Chemistry

Batch 2: Water Uptake of Atmospheric Particles: From the Millikan Oil Droplet Experiment to a Blue Sky

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

Batch 3: From Senior Secondary Level Redox Concept to the Application of the Beauty of Chemistry

 Dr. Chi Keung Mak
Physical Chemistry

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

 Prof. Lam Lung YEUNG (HKUST)
Analytical Chemistry

Batch 3: Instrumental Analysis of Food and Drugs

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

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

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

Batch 3: Symmetry, Asymmetry & Our Chiral World - A Personal Recollection on the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

 Prof. Albert LEE (HKBU)
Organic Chemistry

Batch 3: The Use of Mass Spectrometry in Solving Daily Life Related Problems

 Dr. Zhong-Ping Yao (PolyU)
Analytical Chemistry

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 HKMOOC.

FAQs

  1. I've not yet received the invitation email. What should I do?

    You may be reminded by your nominating teacher before receiving invitation email to join the course "COSAS 2018". Please search the email in the spam folder of your email account with keyword "COSAS 2018". For Yahoo email users, you are recommended to register another email account in other service providers.

  2. I've received the invitation email. Can I use another email address for registration?

    You should follow the link of the HKMOOC Platform in the invitation email to register your user account with the email address receiving the invitation. After successful activation, you can find the course COSAS 2018 on your home page on the HKMOOC Platform.

  3. I've not yet received the activation email. What should I do?

    Please try to login the HKMOOC Platform again. It will send you the activation email. Please search the email in your email account with keyword "Activate Your HKMOOC Account" and then click the link to activate your account.

  4. I've activated my account but I can't find the course COSAS 2018. What should I do?

    You should follow register your user account on the HKMOOC Platform. After successful activation, you can find the course COSAS 2018 on your home page on the HKMOOC Platform.

  5. I've found that my personal information on email is wrong. Can I change it?

    Please send us your personal information on this form. We will contact you again after record is updated.

  6. I've forgot my login email address. What should I do?

    You should send us your personal information on this form. We will contact you again for account recovery.

  7. I've forgot my password. What should I do?

    You should follow the link of Forgot Password on the login page of the HKMOOC Platform. Submit your email address for resetting your password.

  8. How do I find my progress report?

    You should find your study progress from the Progress tab in the course site of COSAS 2018 after successful login. You will also receive individual progress report by email.

Contact Us

Web Site: https://hkvu.hk
E-mail: hkvu@ust.hk
Tel: 2358-8778
Fax: 2358-1477
Mr. Ronald Chow
E-mail: ronaldchow@ust.hk
Hong Kong Virtual University
c/o Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong