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17th Scientific Committee Meeting of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

17th Scientific Committee Meeting of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

Posted 20/06/2017

On 23 May 2017, three CCOUC members participated in the 17th IRDR Scientific Committee meeting in Cancun, Mexico. The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long research programme ...

Academic Exchanges in Mexico

Academic Exchanges in Mexico

Posted 20/06/2017

CCOUC team including Prof Emily Chan and Dr Tony Yung visited the top two universities in Mexico on 22 May 2017 to promote academic exchange and collaborations. They first visited the Universidad ...

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico

Posted 20/06/2017

Five CCOUC members participated in the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR), jointly convened by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Government ...

CCOUC Statement for 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Posted 24/05/2017

The following is the Statement that CCOUC makes in attending the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico. CCOUC is committed to invest in research, education and knowledge ...

The Inaugural Planetary Health/Geohealth Annual Meeting in Boston, USA

The Inaugural Planetary Health/Geohealth Annual Meeting in Boston, USA

Posted 09/05/2017

Former CCOUC member and current PhD student Ms Janice Ho attended the Inaugural Planetary Health/Geohealth Annual Meeting held at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA from 29 to 30 April 2017. ...

The 20th WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine in Toronto, Canada

The 20th WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine in Toronto, Canada

Posted 09/05/2017

Three CCOUC members attended the 20th World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress held in Toronto, Canada from 25 to 28 April 2017. The four-day event brought together ...

The 15th World Congress on Public Health in Melbourne, Australia

The 15th World Congress on Public Health in Melbourne, Australia

Posted 09/05/2017

CCOUC members Dr Tony Yung and Mr Zhe Huang participated in the 15th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) in Melbourne, Australia from 3rd to 7th April 2017. Being held every 2-4 years, the WCPH is ...

Former CCOUC member won scholarship for the upcoming Inaugural Planetary Health/Geohealth Annual Meeting in Boston

Posted 24/04/2017

Ms Janice Ho, former CCOUC member and current CUHK PhD student, was awarded a travel scholarship for the upcoming Inaugural Planetary Health/Geohealth Annual Meeting, hosted by The Planetary Health ...

A visit to the National Society for Earthquake Technology - Nepal (NSET)

A visit to the National Society for Earthquake Technology - Nepal (NSET)

Posted 24/04/2017

The CCOUC team visited the National Society for Earthquake Technology - Nepal (NSET) on 16 April 2017. Established by engineers, NSET uses a technical approach to promote disaster risk reduction ...

CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2016: Information Dissemination under Emergencies and its Extension in Public Health

CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2016: Information Dissemination under Emergencies and its Extension in Public Health

Posted 14/03/2017

Dr Nan Zhang from Tsinghua University shared his research on information dissemination model in a lunchtime lecture hosted by CCOUC on 5 December 2016. Some 20 participants learnt about Dr Zhang’s ...