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The Mentorship Scheme 2021, participated by 18 Mentors from various public health professions and 38 Mentees from BSc in Public Health and BSc in Community Health Practice, successfully finished the Inauguration Ceremony on 28 Jan 2021.

The Mentorship Scheme began in 2011. It aims at enhancing the career prospect of our graduates and nurturing the local community of public health talents. It has inspired many students, including those who have become mentors now.



Peter (middle) is one of the awardees of the Innovation and Technology Scholarship 2020.

Cheung Man Hin, BSc Public Health Year 3, awarded Innovation & Technology Scholarship 2020

Nine outstanding students from the Faculties of Medicine and Science of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have been awarded the Innovation and Technology Scholarship 2020. Awardees will each receive up to HK$150,000 for participating in a series of initiatives, including exchange and research programmes at foreign universities, to widen their international exposure and develop their passion and commitment towards science and technology and thereby contribute to society.

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. The chain of events that generates a thought, behavior or response, and the limit of brain functions remain mysterious. This year, three of the awardees are planning to participate in neuroscience or brain diseases research, with the financial support of the Scholarship.

Cheung Man Hin Peter, Year 3 in Public Health, is excited about the coming overseas exposure and plans for a research attachment at Harvard Medical School, where he would continue his project on delineating the epigenetic mechanism of DNA demethylation. He said, “Aware of the rapidly aging population worldwide, and the simultaneously growing burden of neurodegenerative diseases, my aspiration has always been to seek for an effective intervention to tackle such a major public health issue and improve the quality of life of the mentally-deprived elderly — all of which underlies my current research efforts in epigenetic mechanism and public health meta-analysis.” He thinks the Scholarship serves as a recognition of his past efforts, a milestone that marks the start of his journey of innovation, and the fuel that powers him to go forward.

Press Release: Nine CUHK Students Awarded the Innovation and Technology Scholarship

More about The Innovation and Technology Scholarship:


張文軒 (公共衞生三年級) 獲頒創新科技獎學金 2020


大腦是人類最複雜的器官,它的運作機理及功能極限仍有很多謎團未解。其中三位獲頒獎學金的同學希望在獎學金資助下,參與腦神經科學或腦部疾病方面的研究: 修讀公共衞生三年級的張文軒就十分期待到海外短期研習,他計劃往哈佛醫學院的表觀遺傳醫學實驗室,繼續表觀遺傳機制方面的研究。「全球人口老化和神經退化障礙問題愈趨嚴重,我的志願是希望能夠找到有效方法解決如此重大的公共衛生問題,從而改善長者的生活質素 — 我現在從事的表觀遺傳學和公共衛生統合分析研究將會為以上解決方案提供研究基礎。」他表示獲得這個獎學金是對他過往努力的肯定,亦幫助他開展未來創科旅程。

新聞稿 : 九名中大學生獲頒創新科技獎學金


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Admission Talk of our Programmes at Virtual Info Day

Registration now and know more about our programmes and Public Health !

Date: 10 Oct 2020, Sat

Language: Cantonese (supplemented by English)

公共衞生理學士|Bachelor of Science in Public Health

  • (Session 1) 11:00am - 12:00nn

  • (Session 2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm

by Dr. Tony YUNG, Senior Lecturer Alumni Students

Registration here

【社區健康理學士|Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice】

  • (Session 1) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

by Prof. Albert LEE, Professor Alumni Students

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Virtual Info Day 2020

【萬勿錯過】 有興趣嚟中大升讀大學嘅同學仔要留意喇!中大將會喺10月10日 (星期六) 朝早9點到下午6點舉行網上本科入學資訊日 (Info Day),介紹最新嘅入學資訊。

今年,呢個網上平台設有超過 110 個網上展位,又提供多場入學講座,仲附設即時問答時段,絕對係一站式平台,等你可以了解中大各個學科嘅資料、獨特嘅書院生活,同埋豐富嘅學習機會!

有興趣嚟我哋嘅網上 Info Day?咁就要即刻上 預先登記 ,我哋會喺 Info Day 前大約兩個禮拜,話你知最新嘅網上活動時間表,等你可以及早計劃當日嘅虛擬旅程!費用全免架,千奇唔好錯過!

【Mark Your Calendar】 For those who are interested in studying at CUHK, may I have your attention please? CUHK will be holding its Virtual Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions (Info Day) from 9am to 6pm on October, Saturday .

This online platform will showcase over 110 virtual booths, schedule a wide array of Live Admission Talks, and provide Live Chat Sessions. It’s definitely a one-stop platform for you to understand the different disciplines of CUHK, our unique college life, and fruitful learning opportunities.

You can now register at to join our online Info Day. We’ll let you know the latest Online Event Schedule around two weeks prior to the event for you to plan ahead your virtual journey. It’s free-of-charge. Don’t miss out!

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