Topic: Place audit, urban planning procedures and realising placemaking projects
Date: 20 February 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. (HK Time)
Place audit is a tool for us to gain a multi-faceted overview of our neighbourhood. After conducting a place audit, we will be able to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in a place. On the other hand, familiarisation with the existing planning system can help us formulate suitable strategies for proposing and realising community planning and placemaking projects.
Topic: Gender, empowerment and health policy: how to achieve health equity in HK?
Date: 5 March 2021 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (HK Time)
Prof Sir Michael Marmot, Co-Director of CUHK Institution of Health Equity and Director of the University College London Institute of Health Equity
Prof Roger Chung, Associate Director of CUHK institute of Health Equity
– Prof Yiu Tung SUEN, Founding Director of the Sexualities Research Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Assistant Professor of the Gender Studies Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
– Prof Winnie SO, Professor of the Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
– Dr Kira FORTUNE, Coordinator of Social Determinants of Health, Division of Healthy Environments and Populations, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific
The pandemic and the new normal have inspired new ways of living and reflection about the relationship between people and nature.
Pivoting on the notion of living sustainably in the new normal situation, the joint university sustainability campaign ‘UNIfy’ is back this March with a series of themed online experiences and events: mind body soul, channelling your inner self through meditation and exercises; environmental psychology , deciphering our daily decision-making and behaviour; Agriculture, connecting with our local farmers and telling stories of the land, city and food; and waste reduction, exploring the possibilities of recycling with smart features.
Meditation and stretching experience