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Perception towards coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and home quarantine: A cross-sectional survey in Hong Kong

Posted 20/03/2020

As part of the response effort of the WHO COVID-19 Research Roadmap Social Science working group, CCOUC is conducting a three-week territory-wide cross-sectional survey in Hong Kong by random-digit ...

The role of communication strategies and media discourse in shaping psychological and behavioral response to the COVID-19 outbreak: a comparative analysis between Canada and two Asian countries/regions

Posted 20/03/2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, CCOUC joins hands with multinational experts from Canada, the Philippines and the United Kingdom to undertake a cross-country comparative rapid research on the ...

Health workforce development strategy in Health-EDRM: evidence from literature review, case studies and expert consultations

Posted 20/03/2020

In collaboration with experts from Harvard University, Tohoku University, University of Hyogo, University of Piemonte Orientale, University of the Philippines Manila and Sichuan University, CCOUC is ...

10 Free Online Courses on Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response by CCOUC

Posted 26/02/2020

In response to widespread campus closure globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and as part of the knowledge transfer endeavour of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster ...

Global research and innovation forum: towards a roadmap for the 2019 novel Coronavirus

Posted 17/02/2020

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan has been invited by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R) to join the 2-day WHO ...

Chinese Edition of Sphere Handbook 2018 and Sphere Focal Point Meetings in Beijing

Chinese Edition of Sphere Handbook 2018 and Sphere Focal Point Meetings in Beijing

Posted 30/01/2020

On 8 and 9 December 2019, CCOUC, having served as a Sphere Focal Point for China since 2014 and participated in the Chinese translation of the Sphere Handbook 2018, participated in the discussion ...

Public Education on Weather and Health

Public Education on Weather and Health

Posted 30/01/2020

In order to enhance resilience of local population in face of extreme weather events, CCOUC collaborated with Hong Kong Observatory to talk about weather-related health issues in a radio programme ...

Safety Workshops on Campus Clean-up

Safety Workshops on Campus Clean-up

Posted 28/11/2019

CCOUC co-organised a series of safety workshops on campus clean-up with various units at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) after the social unrest event in CUHK this month. There were ...

The Hong Kong government must come clean about tear gas

Posted 21/11/2019

By Kevin K.C. Hung, Emily Y.Y. Chan and Colin A. Graham The Hong Kong police force has deployed more than 9,000 rounds of tear gas in the city since June in responding to antigovernment ...

Use of tear gas for crowd control in Hong Kong

Posted 21/11/2019

By Emily Ying Yang Chan, Kevin Kei Ching Hung, Heidi Hoi Yi Hung, Colin A Graham Heated debates over the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) ...