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Science in the Public Service

Under the "Science in the Public Service" Campaign, a series of talks on popular science are organized throughout 2006. Details of talks in August are as follows:

Title: Talks by Civil Engineering and Development Department
Date: 12 August 2006 (Saturday)
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Department: Civil Engineering and Development Department
Topic: - Application of Information Technology to Slope Safety in Hong Kong
   Mr Philip CHUNG, Senior Geotechnical Engineer
- Cathodic Protection to Reinforcement in Pier Structure
   Mr Kevin FUNG, Engineer
- Virtual Model of Engineering Project
   Ms Sarah CHAN, Land Surveyor
- Survey Application of Laser Scanning
   Mr Frank FUNG, Land Surveyor
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
Capacity: 295 (participation is free and on a first-come, first-served basis)
Language: Programme conducted in Cantonese
Title: Scientific Sample Surveys
Date: (1) 16 August 2006 (Wednesday)
(2) 23 August 2006 (Wednesday)
[The two sessions are identical]
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Department: Census and Statistics Department
Venue: Room 2530, 25/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Speaker: (1) Mr LEUNG Kwan-chi, Senior Statistician (16 August 2006)
(2) Mr Thomas CHEUNG, Senior Statistician (23 August 2006)
Capacity: 40 per session (free admission by ticket)
Application: Please click here to download the application form
Language: Programme conducted in Cantonese
Enquiry: 2582 5054

Separately, the Campaign also organizes an essay competition. There is no restriction to the title of entries, but the content shall relate to science and technology and their application in the public service. Deadline for submission is extended to 30 September 2006.

Details of other Campaign activities can be found at