Seminar: Why Does AI Have a Gender Problem?

All are welcome to attend

Department of Development and Sustainability has a special seminar on ‘Why does AI have a gender problem?’ by Prof.Pascale Fung, Faculty of Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as detail below:

Date: 20 August 2019
Time:  14:30 – 15:30
Venue: S201, SERD Building

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DDS Academic Calendar for August 2019 Semester

Academic Calendar and Activities for August 2019 Semester Welcome new students Please prepare yourself by reading (download) this instruction below. Admission GuidelineGUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS OFFERED ADMISSION Download Department of Development and SustainabilityTentative Timetable & Courses offered August 2019 Download Instruction for AllocatingAccommodation to new Students Download 1 Dorm Allocation Download Read more…

UEM Alum Appointed Mayor of Kandahar City

Md. Rafi Hayat, A Master’s graduate from Urban Environmental Management (UEM, 2018)

UEM Alumni Appointed Mayor of Kandahar City

Md. Rafi Hayat, A Master’s graduate from Urban Environmental Management (UEM, 2018), School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), has been appointed Mayor of Kandahar in Afghanistan.

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Ostrom Retreat 2019

Context and Background

Elinor Ostrom received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for her research proving how the commons are vital to the world based on the rhetoric of the “tragedy of the commons”, which focused on private property and centralization as ways to protect finite resources from depletion. She turned over the “conventional wisdom” by validating by what means local resources could be effectively managed by commons without ruling by central government or privatization. Ostrom identified 8 design principles for how common-pool resources could be governed sustainably and equitably in a community. Similarly, the Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD) framework summarizes the ways that institutions function and adjust over time. The framework observes institutions to be created by humans whereby individual choices made render consequences of particular choices made. This is one of a “multi-level conceptual map” that may offer to study a specific hierarchical section of interactions made in a system. The part of the framework includes action arena identification, formed through interactions between actors and actor situations. 

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AIT Once Again Comes Out Top in International Orientation

AIT’s performance in U-Mulitrank: The longer the ray in the Sunburst, the better the performance.

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) maintained its top position, with six perfect scores in the category International Orientation, according to the latest rankings released by U-Multirank on 4 June 2019. This is the third consecutive year that AIT has maintained its top position.

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