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01 Apr 2016

Malik Peiris inaugurated the first “Science Rendez-vous”, the casual science popularization talks serie organized by the French Consulate in Hong Kong

On Tuesday 22 March, at the restaurant “Chez Patrick Deli” of BRIM28, many people took the chance to meet Malik Peiris, co-director of HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, and interact with him as he shared his insights about facing emerging infectious diseases nowadays and the upcoming challenges for the "Global Security" of the planet during the first "Science Rendez-Vous" organized by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau.

Find here some photos taken during the evening.

For more information about this "Science Rendez-Vous" animated by Malik Peiris, you can read the article written by the French consulate here.

Next "Science Rendez-Vous" is at 7:30 pm on 12 April 2016. Dr YIM, Hung-Lam Steve, expert on environmental science and sustainable urban development, professor at department of Geography Resource Management of the Chinese University of Hong Kong is invited to host the discussions about problems caused by pollution and low quality of air in urban area.

To register for “Science Rendez-Vous”, please write an e-mail to this address.