News & Events

READ@PolyU: A Conversation with Jeffrey Andrews - Hong Kong's First Ethnic Minority Social Worker
2017-10-20 10:20 | News

Time: 12:30 - 13:30, 2 November 2017
Venue: Connect Place, G/F, Pao Yue-kong Library

To register, please go to:

How to Publish a Technical Paper with IEEE
2017-10-18 13:04 | News

How to Publish a Technical Paper with IEEE

To help our engineering students and faculty enhance their ability to get published and share their research with the scholarly community, the Library has collaborated with IEEE to organize a free authorship workshop offering advice on everything from how the IEEE publishing process works to basic writing tips and submitting a manuscript. Prof. Wan-Chi Siu, former IEEE editor from PolyU, will share his valuable experience as an author in getting published as well as provide insight into the editorial and peer review process at IEEE.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Benefits of getting published
  • How to choose where to publish a paper
  • What editors look for in a submission
  • Why editors and reviewers reject papers
  • Aiding discovery with the right title, abstracts, and keywords
  • Paper structure and organization
  • Ethics and avoiding misconduct pitfalls
  • tools available from IEEE


Date: 24 Oct 2017 (Tue)
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue: Y304
Speaker: Prof. Wan-Chi Siu (Chair Professor, Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, PolyU)

All engineering students and staff are welcome!

About Speaker:

Prof. Wan-Chi Siu, Chair Professor from Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, PolyU. Fellow of the IEEE, former Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, and former Guest Editor and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems.

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics (Trial)
2017-10-16 11:15 | News

This resource provides peer reviewed and regularly updated overview articles in the field of linguistics and other related subject disciplines.

Expiry date: 31 Dec 2017

Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics (Trial)
2017-10-16 11:13 | News

Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics is an online bibliography with links to resources in linguistics and related disciplines of neuroscience, cognitive science for the study of language. It also provides expert summaries in these fields.

Expiry date: 12 Nov 2017

Open House for Digital Makerspace
2017-10-16 10:36 | News

Experiment easy-to-use digital equipment in the Digital Makerspace such as 3D printers, 3D scanners, Internet of Things & Virtual Reality.

Date: 20 Oct 2017 (Fri)
Time: 12:30 – 6:30 pm
Venue: i-Space, 4/F North Wing, PolyU Library

As part of the open house, a series of insightful talks have been organized to showcase the possibilities brought by popular technology.

  • Introduction of 3D Food Printing & Demo
    Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Come witness how technology changes the way food is served and presented – on bread!  This talk is made possible with the collaboration with HKT Education.

  • FDM 3D Printing Demo
    Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) technology is the most common 3D printing method these days. Come to find out and learn more about what you can do with 3D printing.

  • Internet of Things (IoT) Demo
    Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm

From smartphones to the sensors on the roads,  IoT has impacted our lives much more than we realized. Come to find out how to connect a network of physical devices to build a smart electric fan.

Registration: Please click on this link for registration.  All PolyU students & staff are welcome!

For enquires:     Phone: 2766-6909    WhatsApp: 6423-0820

Updates of REC Research Carrels (Room C1-12)
2017-10-09 18:00 | Notice

Effective October 17, 2017, the booking policy and use guidelines of REC Research Carrels C1-12 will be revised as follows:

Eligible Users

  • PolyU Academic, Research, and Equivalent Status Administrative Staff
  • Research Postgraduate Students
  • Visiting Scholars & Fellows, Visiting Staff and Visitors with valid PolyU smart card

Duration of Sessions

Term Time Mon-Sat
  • Session 1:  8:30:00 – 10:30:00 (2 hours)
  • Session 2:  10:30:01 – 18:30:00 (8 hours)
  • Session 3:  18:30:01 – 22:30:00 (4 hours)
  • Session 1:  12:00:00 – 18:30:00 (6.5 hours)
  • Session 2:  18:30:01 – 21:30:00 (3 hours)
Revision & Examination Period Mon-Sun
  • Session 1:  8:30:00 – 10:30:00 (2 hours)
  • Session 2:  10:30:01 – 18:30:00 (8 hours)
  • Session 3:  18:30:01 – 22:30:00 (4 hours)

For details, please refer to the Reservation Policy and Use Guidelines.


READ@PolyU Film Show: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
2017-10-09 09:30 | Event

Bring a friend & watch the film The Perks of Being a Wallflower on the large screen! Register now at

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is based on the wildly popular novel by Stephen Chbosky about a freshman named Charlie (Logan Lerman) who is always watching from the sidelines until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her fearless stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song.

Pre-screening Briefing (15-min) by Ms Liu Lai Shan, Breakthrough