Winter Solstice & Saturnalia

Winter solstice is the time of year when the pole is tilted furthest away from the sun.  In the northern hemisphere (where Hong Kong is located) our winter solstice is in December.  In 2023, it will be Friday, December 22nd.  In many cultures this time of year, with the shortest days and longest nights, are…

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Join the Celebrations: Student Poster Presentations at Our Library

From 29 November to 1 December, we had the privilege of hosting three exceptional student poster presentation sessions for CENG 1600 Biotechnology and Its Business Opportunities and CHEM 4689 Capstone Project. These sessions were a testament to the remarkable collaborative efforts between our esteemed faculty and dedicated librarians, whose fruitful partnerships have flourished since 2018…

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Library Newsletter 130 (November 2023)

The new issue of “Notes from the Library” is available at HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 130 | November 2023 Discover the Fascinating World of Maps at our Exhibition Step into the Library and prepare to be captivated by the immersive atmosphere of our latest exhibition. Since September an enticing backdrop, an interesting…

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A Film Director, an Encouraging Talk

Alumni are a good source of inspiration, not only for current students, but also for the Library. On Oct 5, an award-winning film director, Mr. KA Sing-Fung, came to the Library to share his career path starting from a chemistry undergraduate at HKUST.  This very personal talk, 《然後去了拍電影》(“Then, I went to make movies”), was well…

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