Bulletin No. 1, 2012

A Brand New Reacquaintance: Onwards to ‘3+3+4’ 2
A Four-Year Curriculum for This Century 4
Curriculum Design 6
Staff Recruitment 10
Infrastructure and Transport 11
The Run-up 15
Rising to the Challenge 16
Dawning of a New Era 18
Floral Festival 2012 20
Image De-blurring Technology Enhanced 24
Harnessing Bacterial Power 26
A Look into the World of Translators at Work 28
Mapping the Present from Old Papers 30
Remembering Prof. Chen Chih-fan 32
The Best and the Brightest 34
News in Brief 36
Appointments 36
New Council Member 36
Appointment of Secretary of the University 36
New/Reappointed Pro-Vice-Chancellors 36
Honours and Recognition 37
Prof. Joseph Sung Elected CAE Academician 37
Two Professors Elected IEEE Fellows 37
CUHK Receives Six MoE Outstanding Research Output Awards 37
History Professor Honoured with French Knighthood 38
University Librarian Awarded HKLA Honorary Fellowship 38
Statistician Awarded by Academic Journal 38
Award Winning Hearing Technology 39
Sichuan Rebuild Project Receives Culture Heritage Award 39
Research 40
New Marker for Disease Control in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients 40
New Technology Boosts LED Efficiency 40
First Robotic Endoscopic Scarless Surgery 41
Novel Epilepsy Genetic Markers Found 41
Activities and Events 42
New Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability 42
Opening of Shenzhen Research Institute 42
S.H. Ho College Opens to 600 Students 42
Morningside College Inaugurates New Campus 43
Foundation Stone Laid for CW Chu College 43
United College 55th Anniversary 44
Chung Chi College 60th Anniversary 44
Research Centre for Chinese Ancient Texts Named 45
CUHK Joins Worldwide Universities Network 45
Intellectual Cross-currents 46
Symposium on Stem Cell Biology 46
Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics 46
Cancer Care Symposium 47
Conference of Drug Safety Research Centres 47
Nobel Laureates on Road to Success 47
Ezra Vogel on the Architect of China’s Modernization 48
Inaugural Lecture of Henry G Leong Endowed Professorship 48
Inaugural Lecture of Stanley Ho Professorship 48