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PRAISE-HK has officially launched!

PRAISE-HK, a 5-year project to develop a first of its kind air quality information mobile app, officially commenced on 1 November 2016. The HKUST Institute for the Environment held its first Science …


Media briefing on air pollution exposure

To address the rising interest on how effectively Hong Kong’s Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) and other air pollution control measures protect public health, especially during smoggy days like the …


User Interface design workshop

On 24 June 2017, we had an interactive discussion with a group of new friends who are either interested in mobile app interface design or knowing more about air pollution …


World Asthma Day Hong Kong Event 2017

  Hosted by the Hong Kong Asthma Society (HKAS), PRAISE-HK joined the 2017 World Asthma Day on the 30 April 2017 with the theme of “Better Air, Better Breathing”. Variety shows and …


明報:科大研空氣質素App 實時推算街道污染度

Ming Pao Daily News interviewed Prof Alexis Lau and introduced PRAISE-HK on 26 Jan 2017 【明報專訊】空氣質素與健康有密切關係,科大獲匯豐150 周年慈善計劃資助逾千萬元,開展為期5 年計劃,研發全球首創的個人實時空氣污染信息系統,讓市民透過手機應用程式,無論身處室外或室內,都可即時顯示空氣污染數據及健康風險,而手機程式的人工智能亦會為市民提供健康資訊,協助規劃活動。