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Towards a Diverse Research Environment

As the Research Grants Council (RGC) Chairman Professor Roland Chin pointed out, the Chief Executive announced an injection of HK$5 billion into the Research Endowment Fund in last October’s Policy Address. 

Proteomic Study on Nuclear Reprogramming During Cell Differentiation

Stem cells are a special type of cells that can continuously proliferate in the laboratory, and can be converted into different types of mature cells. 

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Hypoxia/HIFα Pathway in Regulating Biological Behaviour of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Oxygen is a fundamental requirement for the survival of metazoan organisms. 

The Link between Adult Stem Cells and Chimerism of Liver Transplantation

Topic: Liver transplantation (LT) is a cure for many liver diseases. 

Chungking Mansions as a 'Global Building'

Chungking Mansions is a building full of cheap guesthouses, restaurants, and wholesale businesses located in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourist district of Tsim Sha Tsui.

The Great Kanto Earthquake and the Political and Ideological Use of Catastrophe in Japan

Overview: On 1 September 1923, Japan suffered one of the most destructive, deadly, and dislocating natural disasters of the 20th century. 


Historical Frontiers: A Study of the May Fourth Spiritual Interpretation and Development in the Context of Hong Kong

The topic ‘Historical Frontiers’ was inspired after reading RGC’s Newsletter Research Frontiers two years ago. 


RGC Collaborative Research Fund - 
Layman Summaries of Projects Funded in 2011/12 Exercise