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March 2018
Polar Specialists Share Experience and Discuss Impact of Climate Change on Extreme Lands at HKBU
HKBU Alumni Affairs Office organized the Public Lecture: An Xtreme Life – an encounter with alumnus Wilson Cheung and Dr. Rebecca Lee on 15 March 2018, in collaboration with HKBU Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Department of Geography.

At the lecture, Dr. Rebecca Lee, the world’s first female explorer to reach the "four poles" of the world and Founder of Polar Museum Foundation, shared her adventures and experiences in polar expedition. Alumnus Wilson Cheung (Physical Education and Recreation Management), currently an expedition consultant and polar specialist, also talked about his encounters and challenges during his work at the Poles.

Their sharing was followed a panel discussion moderated by alumna Michelle Au (Government and International Studies; Environmental and Public Health Management), Political Assistant to the Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR. During the discussion, the speakers shared thoughts on the impact of climate change on polar eco-system and called for society’s more support to protect the environment.

Prof. Chung Pak-kwong, Head of Department of Physical Education of HKBU was the master of ceremonies.

The lecture attracted a full house of over 400 audience, including educationists, HKBU alumni, staff, and students, and also students from a numbers of secondary schools who were all inspired by the sharing of experience and insights of the speakers.

(From left) Alumnus Wilson Cheung, alumna Michelle Au, Director of Alumni Affairs Dr. Melanie Lee, Dr. Rebecca Lee, President Chin, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences Prof. Adrian Bailey, Head of Department of Geography Prof. Donggen Wang, Associate Vice-President (Engagement) Mr. CK Yeung and Head of Department of Physical Education Prof. Chung Pak-kwong
Speaker Dr. Rebecca Lee
Speaker alumnus Wilson Cheung
The lecture attracts a full house of over 400 audience.
Members of the panel discussion share their views on the impact of climate change on the polar regions.
Prof. Chung Pak-kwong is the master of ceremonies.
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