News

16 Feb 2024
On 16th February 2024, the Ocean Science Students' Club (OCESSC) hosted a delightful seafood dinner in Sai Kung to kick off the new year and new semester. Head of Department, Prof. Jianping GAN, UG Coordinator Prof Stanley LAU, Prof. Sai Kit YEUNG, Prof. Julian MAK, Prof. Alex WYATT, Prof. Qiong ZHANG, Prof. Cindy LAM, Dr Cynthia YAU and Dr Veronica LEUNG have joined the dinner. The event, organized by Ocean Science Students' Club in collaboration with OCES Department, brought together students, faculty members and staff for an joyful evening. Read more
01 Dec 2023
On 1 Dec 2023, a group of students and teachers have boarded the HADALX Research Vessel in Tsim Sha Tsui. The Shen Kuo Research Vessel was designed by China Ship Scientific Research Center, and built and operated by Tehe Ocean Technology Group. Since 2018, the vessel has completed more than 30 oceanic research missions, visiting the world's deepest trench, the Mariana Trench, on several occasions to conduct deep-sea exploration missions. Read more
25 Nov 2023
To give our PG students an oppotunity to meet and interact with each other in a relaxing atmosphere, a local tour to Shek O was organized on 25 November 2023 (Saturday). After having a get-together lunch in a Thai restaurant, PG students enjoyed themselves with a series of games and activities on the Shek O Beach. They arranged a Spikeball match, which requires cooperation between students, and everyone enthusiastically participated in. They also flew a kite and watched the stunning sunset view on the beach. Read more
26 Nov 2023
On 26 November 2023, OCES Department gathered the class of 2023, including graduates from MPhil, MSc and BSc and their families to share the joy and happiness. Faculty members are also invited to join the memorable occasion. In this heartwarming celebration of accomplishment, our Department Head, Prof. Read more
16 Oct 2023
The School of Science has launched the 'Science Major Week' from 16th to 26th October.  It is a great time for Science Major students to learn about the information of different majors and criteria of getting into the major. Read more
14 Oct 2023
HKUST Undergraduate Admission Information Day was successfully held on 14 Oct 2023. The Department of Ocean Science has offered guided laboratory and teaching laboratory tours to introduce our ocean research facility, marine research equipment, etc., to the public. Read more
04 Aug 2023
Ms. YAN Feier (PhD in Marine Environmental Science, supervised by Prof. Julian Mak), has earned a place in Anita Conti Sustainable Innovation Fellowship Program 2023. Read more
24 Jul 2023
In collaboration with Shizuoka University (静岡⼤学), our department held an exchange study tour to Shizuoka Read more
18 Jul 2023
In summer 2023, OCES has welcomed 42 Form 4 and 5 secondary students from all over Hong Kong to join the 4-day 'Discovering Ocean Science' Summer Camp. This course aims to increase students' understanding towards Hong Kong marine ecology and biodiversity and to promote the importance of marine conservation. Read more
14 Jul 2023
To enhance the learning experience, two OST students were sponsored by the Department of Ocean Science to participate in a 1-month summer exchange program named The Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) in The University of British Columbia, Canada. Offered by the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, students attended project-based courses related to the environmental challenges now we are facing, from overexploitation and marine pollution to climate change and ocean acidification. Read more