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App
Stories Rewriting the rules of language learning: Guatemalan professor’s chart-topping app Duolingo
Up for learning a new language? Both of our Issue 7 scholar-social innovators would love you to give that a shot!
Stories Embracing the trend of knowledge transfer: Prof Kelvin Tsoi and his health management business
Kelvin, currently Associate Professor of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, began his academic pursuit neither as a doctor nor an engineer – but a data scientist. As he researched in medical big data (including predicting and managing the risks of several chronic diseases), however, he established steadfast working relations with the two professions. The experience familiarised him with the thinking and working patterns of both sides, as well as their “blind spots”.
Stories Starting up, twice: Ex-IT guy fathoms the pain points in business
Long before the mainland government rolled out relevant policies, Perkins Ho has launched his own travel-tech businesses two times. The practical experience proved invaluable to his current role at CUHK – facilitating scholars to engage in entrepreneurial and social innovative endeavours.
Funded Projects Early Identification of Hearing Loss in Ageing Community through Hearing Screening App
Hearing impairment poses a considerable communication barrier as we age. Take action and get your hearing status checked early on with the team’s validated app.
Funded Projects Happy Muscle Happy Knees
Knee pain is too widespread an issue to ignore. The team is delivering an exercise programme which is easy to perform, simple to remember and suitable for all ages.
Funded Projects AI Based Colour Blindness Correction App
Widely adaptable on glasses and digital displays, the team's invention promises a chance for people with colour blindness to see a colourful world.
Funded Projects Smartphone-based Culturally Adapted Lifestyle Medicine for Improving Mental Health
Lifestyle changes could mean a significant improvement to our mental health. The team is developing a self-help app with tips and elements of Chinese Medicine.
Funded Projects Realising Children’s Potential in Language Development: Input and Intervention
Underprivileged kids are often "losing at the starting line" in terms of language development. The team is giving them a leg up in their golden period with a game-based learning programme.
Funded Projects Oral Exercise Training Software for the Elderly in Hong Kong
Exercising our mouth is just as important as training our quads, so our speech and swallowing functions are well-maintained. The team's app guides and reminds the elderly to do oral exercises regularly.
Funded Projects Enhance Frontline Social Workers and Caregivers’ Knowledge in Dementia Screening
The team combined data science and machine learning technology into a dementia screening tool - and they are promoting it to the elderly and social workers.