The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Chess and Boardgames Society is hosting an afternoon tea and dim sum in Mong Kok next month. The session will allow members to catch up and talk about their plans for the following semester. July 9, 1-5pm. For more details, registered group members can visit the event page at http://on.fb.me/lNdUub.
Pollution and cultural heritage atCUHK
Much ado is made about the negative effects of air pollution on the natural environment, but often its effects can be just as harmful to manmade structures - heritage buildings in particular (left). The City University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will hold a lecture on the issue this month hosted by a professor from the University of East Anglia. June 28, 3-5pm. HKAICS Conference Room (4467), 4/F Mong Man-wai Building, CUHK. Visit http://bit.ly/j7kFP3 for details.
PolyU sets workshop series on social work
As psychology society members will know, storytelling and projective drawing can be therapeutic. So whether you fancy a career in social work, or simply want to brush up on your care-giving skills, be sure to sign up for the Polytechnic University's (PolyU) series of workshops on the topics. July 22 and 29, August 5. For more information, visit http://on.fb.me/m701kR. Application forms are available from http://on.fb.me/ih0MVs.
Be pen pals with Albert Einstein at HKUST
For the upcoming "Letters to Einstein" writing competition at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), contestants will be judged based on their personal fictitious letters to Albert Einstein (right) on any topic, such as his scientific achievements, manner of thinking or dealings with people. Submissions, due before August 10, can be in English or Chinese. Visit http://bit.ly/kbAXwj.
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