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  • HKO encouraging the youth to innovate

  • Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

The Observatory keeps encouraging young people to innovate. “The Ultraviolet Radiation Measurement and Application Design Competition” has come to an end with great success. The objectives of the competition are to enhance knowledge of and interest in science, engineering and information technology among the young generation, as well as to encourage the practice of innovation technology and creative design. The students' works have fully displayed their innovative ideas and also demonstrated their perseverance and team spirit.

“The Ultraviolet Radiation Measurement and Application Design Competition” was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Observatory, the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Meteorological Society. A series of talks, workshops and visits were organized in 2017-2018 to enhance students’ understanding in this area and make their works more creative, effective and attractive. Over 400 primary and secondary school students participated in the competition and the exhibition and award presentation ceremony had already been held on 29 April at the Hui Pun Hing Lecture Hall of the University of Hong Kong.

More information about the competition can be found at:

http://i.cs.hku.hk/~uv/Index-English.php

The full list of award winners can be found at:

https://www.cs.hku.hk/~uv/AwardWinnerList-English.php

Group photo of the award presentation ceremony of
Group photo of the award presentation ceremony of "Ultraviolet Radiation Measurement and Application Design Competition"
Students of the Primary School Category champion team, PLK Women's Welfare Club Western District Fung Lee Pui Yiu Primary School, introducing their design
Students of the Primary School Category champion team, PLK Women's Welfare Club Western District Fung Lee Pui Yiu Primary School, introducing their design
Students of the Secondary School Category champion team, Aberdeen Technical School, introducing their design
Students of the Secondary School Category champion team, Aberdeen Technical School, introducing their design