Press Release and Interviews

Video Highlights

2022-05-13

Our Eminent Scientists @ CUHK: Perseverance in Bringing Legumes Home and Reaching Out to the World (Cantonese with English subtitles)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwr8Z–dikQ

2022-02-24

CUHK lecture series on “National Security: The Bigger Picture” – “Food Security and Bio-Energy” (Cantonese only)
https://cutv.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/detail/1442?t=online-lecture-on-food-security-and-bio-energy

2022-01-08

I&T New Era: The Transformation of Agriculture (Translated Title)
創科新里程:農業之脫變
https://www.rthk.hk/tv/dtt31/programme/itnewera/episode/785081?lang=zh-hant

2021-11-27

CUHK Innovations that Changed the World: Soybean Genomic Research – Prof. Hon-Ming Lam (Cantonese with English subtitles)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhmqc4KkVeg

2021-11-20

New Asia Chinese Cultural Talks 2021/22 – Historical, Cultural and Scientific Importance of Soybean (Cantonese only)
https://youtu.be/VSCYAudFNfM

2021-11-19

Seminar at The Chinese Foundation Secondary School – Historical, Cultural and Scientific Importance of Soybean (Cantonese only)
https://freewp.cfsscloud.hk/webpage-ctv/2022/02/26/talk-delivered-by-professor-lam-hon-ming-19112021/

Seminar Details: http://www.cfss.edu.hk/event20211119a.html

2021-10-07
Panel: How Climate Change is Changing the Face of Food at Sustainable Week: Countdown to COP26 organised by Economist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pydq1eCIEiI

2021-08-27
“Science Innovation in Hong Kong” by Innovation and Technology Bureau HK (Cantonese only)
https://www.facebook.com/ITBHK/videos/965368777642813
https://www.facebook.com/ITBHK/videos/214677740674854

2018-06-08
OUHK Great Speakers Series: Soybean Research: A Journey from Laboratory to Field by Prof. Hon-Ming Lam (Cantonese only)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vg19UBiqMas

2018-01-30
RTHK – Our Scientists – Prof Hon Ming LAM
https://csr.cuhk.edu.hk/rthk-our-scientists-prof-hon-ming-lam/

2010-11-26
Soybean Homecoming
“Soybean was originally domesticated in China. In the 18th century, soybean was introduced to America and slowly it took root and flourished in the continent. The United States, now the world’s leading exporter of soybean, dominates the global soybean trade together with Brazil and Argentina.”…
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Media Coverage

Title Media/Chennal Date Media Readership/Reach
Our Eminent Scientists @ CUHK: Perseverance in Bringing Legumes Home and Reaching Out to the World
研之成理:百折不回 — 回首「大豆回家」的根源,再而放眼世界
CUHK Faculty of Science 13/5/2022N/A
The Rich, Black Soil That Fed a Growing China Is Washing Away Bloomberg23/4/2022325,000
Decoding Soybean (I): Soybean’s nutrition value and importance (Translated Title)
解構大豆(上):大豆的營養及價值
GoSmart Channel 20/4/2022N/A
Decoding Soybean (II): Environmental Impacts of Soybean Cultivation and Consumption (Translated Title)
解構大豆(下)︰種植及食用大豆對環境的影響
GoSmart Channel 20/4/2022 N/A
Soybean Challenge – Soy-based Products Available in Market
大豆挑戰賽:大豆隱於巿
GoSmart Channel 20/4/2022 N/A
AI Chinese Customer Service System / INNOHK R&D Platform (Translated Title)
AI中文客服系統/INNOHK研發平台
TVB9/3/2022N/A
I&T New Era: The Transformation of Agriculture (Translated Title)
創科新里程:農業之脫變
RTHK8/1/2022N/A
14th Five Year Plan New Vision – International Innovative Technology Centre (Translated Title)
「十四五」規劃新遠景 – 國際創新科技中心
TVB8/1/2022N/A
CUHK holds ceremony for inauguration of the Choh-Ming Li Professorships (Translated Title)
中大頒卓敏教授席 4學者獲額外撥款
Singtao Daily 8/1/2022 100,000
CUHK holds ceremony for inauguration of the Choh-Ming Li Professorships (Translated Title)
中大頒卓敏教授席 4學者獲額外撥款
Headline Daily 8/1/2022 821,000
CUHK holds ceremony for inauguration of the Choh-Ming Li Professorships and presentation of teaching and research awards (Translated Title)
中大舉行卓敏教授席就職暨教學及研究獎頒獎典禮
Hong Kong Commercial Daily 7/1/2022 N/A
CUHK holds ceremony for inauguration of the Choh-Ming Li Professorships (Translated Title)
中大頒卓敏教授席 4學者獲額外撥款
Singtao Daily (Canada) 7/1/2022 N/A
CUHK holds ceremony for inauguration of the Choh-Ming Li Professorships and presentation of teaching and research awards CUHK Press Release 7/1/2022 N/A
Historical, Cultural and Scientific Importance of Soybean (Translated Title)
大豆的歷史、文化與科學
RTHK2/1/2022N/A
CUHK Research Reveals that Meaty Diet Aggravate Air Pollution (Translated Title)
中大:嗜肉飲食習慣 加劇空氣污染
Ta Kung Pao 29/12/2021 80,000
CUHK Research Reveals that Meaty Diet Aggravate Air Pollution, Causing 90,000 Prematured Deaths in China Annually (Translated Title)
中大研究證多食肉類致空氣污染 每年致中國9萬人早死
Sing Tao Daily 29/12/2021 100,000
Research Shows that Plant-Based Diet Can Reduce Air Pollution and “Save Lives” (Translated Title)
研究:植物性飲食減空污「救命」
Oriental Daily News 29/12/2021 300,000
CUHK Research Reveals Increased Ammonia Emission due to Meaty Diet Resulted in 90,000 Air Pollution Related Deaths (Translated Title)
中大研究:食肉多增氨排放 致每年9萬人死於空氣污染
Sky Post 29/12/2021 450,088
CUHK Advocates High-Vegetable-Low-Meat Diet as Increased Meat Demand is Found to Aggravate Air Pollution (Translated Title)
一齊出力|研究指多吃肉致空氣污染惡化 中大建議市民多菜少肉
am730 29/12/2021 300,000
Eating Less Meat Can Help Reduce 75,000 Premature Deaths Related to Air Pollution in China, Study Finds South China Morning Post 29/12/2021 105,347
Meaty fears for air The Standard 29/12/2021 200,000
CUHK interdisciplinary study finds adoption of a less meat-intensive diet can reduce premature deaths related to air pollution in China CUHK Press Release 28/12/2021N/A
CUHK Studies Advocates High-Vegetable-Low-Meat Diet as Increased Meat Demand is Found to Aggravate Air Pollution (Translated Title)
中大研究指中國人對肉類需求增加致空氣污染加劇 倡多菜少肉
TVB News28/12/2021N/A
Research Reveals 20% of Suspended Particles in China is Arisen from Animal Husbandry, Leading to Increased Related Mortality Rate (Translated Title)
研究:中國微細懸浮粒子兩成來自畜牧 致相關死亡率上升 多菜少肉飲食助減少污染
iCable News28/12/2021N/A
CUHK Research Team Calls for Reducing Meat Consumption to Alleviate Air Pollution and Lowering Mortality Rate (Translated Title)
中大團隊籲減少食肉紓緩空氣污染及降低死亡率
Commercial Radio Hong Kong28/12/2021N/A
CUHK Research Reveals that Meaty Diet Aggravate Air Pollution, Causing 90,000 Prematured Deaths in China Annually (Translated Title)
中大研究證多食肉類致空氣污染 每年致中國9萬人早死
Headline Daily28/12/2021821,000
CUHK Research Reported an Indirect 90,000 Early Deaths in China Caused by the Meaty Diet in China in the Past 30 Years (Translated Title)
中大研究:中國人近30年嗜肉 間接致9萬人死亡
Hong Kong In-media28/12/2021N/A
CUHK Interdisciplinary Study Reveals that Meaty Diet Aggravates Air Pollution and Increases Air Pollution Related Motality (Translated Title)
中大跨學科研究:嗜肉飲食加劇空氣污染 增加因空氣污染而引致的死亡人數
The Epoch Times28/12/2021N/A
CUHK Research Reveals High-Vegetable-Low-Meat Diet Allevaites Air Pollution in China (Translated Title)
中大研究:多菜少肉飲食模式可減輕中國嚴重空氣污染
Hong Kong Commercial Daily28/12/2021N/A
Combating Food Crisis by Stress Tolerant Soybeans (Translated Title)
抗鹽耐旱大豆應對糧食危機
East Week 23/12/2021N/A
Affection for Seed in HK – Seed Bank in CUHK (Translated Title)
【香港有種情】中大種子庫
Produce Green Foundation 10/11/2021N/A
Achieving Food Security and Improving Farmers’ Economic Sustainability by Unveiling Soybean Genes by Prof Hon-Ming Lam’s research team (Translated Title)
中大林漢明團隊助力國家保糧食安全 破解大豆基因協助農民增收
Hong Kong Commercial Daily 1/11/2021N/A
CUHK Innovations that Changed the World
中大創新.改變世界
Alumni Affairs Office, CUHK3/9/2021*2,766
Can Hong Kong be a Hub for Science Innovation? (Translated Title)
香港地方細做唔到創科?
Innovation and Technology Bureau HK 30/8/2021 *33,000
Soybean Developed by Hong Kong Scientists Improving Economic Sustainability of Millions of Farmers (Translated Title)
港學者研發耐鹽抗旱大豆 改善逾千萬農民收入
SingTao Daily27/8/2021 100,000
Soybean Developed by Hong Kong Scientists Improving Economic Sustainability of Farmers in Northwest China (Translated Title)
港學者研發耐鹽抗旱大豆 助西北地區農民增收
Hong Kong Commercial Daily27/8/2021N/A
Soybean Developed in Hong Kong Improving Economic Sustainability of Millions of Farmers (Translated Title)
香港研發大豆 改善數以千萬計農民收入
Innovation and Technology Bureau HK27/8/2021*125,000
Father of Hybrid Rice – Yuan Longping (Translated Title)
雜交水稻之父-袁隆平
Sunday Report, TVB30/5/2021N/A
Rice that saved ChinaBackchat, RTHK26/5/2021N/A
Yummy Vegetables from Seeds (Translated Title)
種子種出美味蔬菜
MingPao 3/5/202180,000
Willing to harvest soybean on the way home — Feature Article of Prof. HM Lam (Translated title)
歸途願作採菽人
Beijing HK Academic Exchange Bulletin 18/8/2020 N/A
From “Soybean Home Coming” to “Soybean Home Flourishing” (Translated title)
大豆回家 大豆興家
WenhuiPo 29/5/2020 150,000
CUHK STEAM@Soybean Program – Paving the Way of Scientific Reseach for Secondary School Students (Translated title)
中大「種豆」助中學生悟科研落地
Wenhuipo 13/1/2020 150,000
CUHK STEAM@Soybean Program Offering Shaanxi and Gansu Field Visit Opprtunity to Students (Translated title)
中大大豆 STEAM 中學生可陝甘考察
Mingpao 13/1/2020 80,000
CUHK STEAM@Soybean Program- Facilitaing Scientific Reseach through Field Visit to China (Translated title)
中學生種豆計劃 北上考察助科研
Oriental Daily 13/1/2020 300,000
CUHK’s STEAM@Soybean Program Connects STEAM Education in Secondary Schools (Translated title)
中大推大豆科研計畫 連結中學 STEAM
Singtao Daily 13/1/2020 100,000
CUHK STEAM@Soybean Program – Secondary School Students Experiencing Biology through Soybean Cultivation (Translated title)
中學生種大豆 活學生物科
Sky Post 13/1/2020 450,088
CUHK STEAM@Soybean Program Integrates Soybean and STEAM Education – Secondary School Students Turning into Researchers (Translated title)
大豆結合 STEAM 中學生變身研究員
HK Economic Times 13/1/2020 100,000
CUHK STEAM@Soybean Program: From STEM to STEAM – Nurturing Positive Characters through Liberal “A”rt (Translated title)
加入人文精神 助建學生品格
HK Economic Times 13/1/2020 100,000
“Soybean Cultivation is a way to combat food security risk,” said Soybean expert. (Translated title)
大豆博士:「種豆可解決糧食危機。」
Apple Daily 7/5/2019 91,288
Co-benefits of Intercropping as a Sustainable Farming Method – Safeguarding Food Security and Air Quality (Translated title)
中大研「間套作」耕種法 增收成減污染
Headlines 25/4/2019 821,000
Co-benefits of Intercropping as a Sustainable Farming Method – Improving Yields with Less Fertilizers Used (Translated title)
中大研新耕種法 減肥料用量增收成
Sky Post 25/4/2019 450,088
Co-benefits of Intercropping as a Sustainable Farming Method – Improving Yields with Less Pollution (Translated title)
中大研新耕種法 增收成減污染
SingTao Daily25/4/2019100,000
CUHK Research Hints at Feasibility of Sustainable Farming Practices as a Means to Resolve the Worsening Food Crisis and Air Pollution ProblemCUHK Press Release24/4/2019N/A
Research Journey of the Soybean Team (Translated title)
大豆奇遇三部曲 大豆科研隊伍的航行
HK Economic Times 19/4/2019 62,000
World first reference-grade wild soybean genome announced by CUHK (Translated Title)
中大全球首剖析野生大豆基因組
Singtao Daily 4/4/2019 100,000
A reference-grade wild soybean genome announced by CUHK research team (Translated title)
中大團隊首繪野生大豆基因組
Lion Rock Daily 4/4/2019 821,000
CUHK Scientists Announces World First Reference-grade Wild Soybean Genome (Translated Title)
港中大研究團隊繪製出全球首個野生大豆參考基因組
Xinhua Net 3/4/2019 120,000,000
CUHK research team completed world first reference-grade wild soybean genome (Translated Title)
中大科研團隊 完成全球首個剖析野生大豆基因組研究
Bastille Post 4/4/2019N/A
CUHK Professor Lam Hon-Ming Announces World’s First Reference-grade Wild Soybean Genome CUHK Press Release 3/4/2019N/A
CUHK 55th Anniversary “The Pursuit of Wisdom” Public Lecture SeriesCUHK Professor Lam Hon-Ming Gives the Third Lecture CUHK Press Release 3/4/2019N/A
Scientists complete genome study comparing wild, cultivated soybeans XinHua Net 14/3/2019 120,000,000
World first reference-grade wild soybean genome jointly completed by CUHK Professor Hon-Ming Lam and BGI
香港中文大學林漢明教授團隊聯合華大基因解析全球首個野生大豆高質量參考基因組
BGI Tech14/3/2019N/A
Soybean scientist teaming up for lice study (Translated Title)
大豆科學家組隊研解劏房蝨患 木屋徙置區長大 見慣木蝨貓蝨
MingPao80,000
Soybean and Food Security (Translated title) OurHongKong Foundation 19/1/2019 N/A
Prof HM Lam’s enthusiasm on drought tolerant soybean research (Translated title)
中大研抗旱大豆 林漢明:情感因素燃研究熱情
HK01 5/12/2018 N/A
Hong Kong has the Technology to Promote Seed Certification Industry (Translated title)
拓種子認證產業 香港不乏技術條件
HK01 5/12/2018 N/A
Meet with Scientists – Prof HM Lam
科學家專訪: 從渺小看偉大 – 林漢明教授
STEM Journal 3/10/2018 N/A
Lam Hon-Ming’s Long Romance with Legumes
林漢明尋豆之旅
Viva Voce, CUHK Updates 1/10/2018 N/A
Sustainability on the Menu China Daily 1/10/2018 900,000
In conversation: Hon-Ming Lam – Professor, School of Life Sciences, CUHK Hong Kong Pharma Boardroom 31/8/2018 N/A
CUHK-led Research Projects on Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityRecognized by UGC as Area of ExcellenceSuccession and Development of 20-year Legend of Research Excellence CUHK Press Release14/3/2017N/A
Bean for the Future—CUHK Scholar Breeds Soybeans Worth their Salt CUHK Features1/10/2016N/A
CUHK Prof. Hon-Ming Lam Uncovers Structure and Functions of the Rice YchF-type G Protein for The First TimeNew Findings Help Improve Plants’ Defense Response and Stress Tolerance CUHK Press Release22/3/2016N/A
Development of salt tolerant soybean upon decade of research journey (Translated Title)
研基因新路逾十年 終育耐鹽大豆
Wenhuipo23/7/2014150,000
CUHK develops salt tolerant soybean
中大研發大豆耐鹽基因
AM73023/7/2014330,330
Soybeans are expected to be salt tolerant with high yield (Translated Title)
大豆有望耐鹽多產
Apple Daily22/7/2014314,509
CUHK team successfully replicates salt tolerant genes in wild soybean upon decade of research (Translated Title)
中大團隊研究逾十載 成功複製野生大豆耐鹽基因
Oriental Daily News23/7/2014300,000
CUHK replicates salt tolerant genes in soybean (Translated Title)
中大複製耐鹽基因移植大豆
The Sun23/7/2014N/A
CUHK successfully replicates salt tolerant genes in soybean (Translated Title)
中大成功複製大豆耐鹽基因
SingTao Daily22/7/2014 100,000
CUHK Professor envisions to help farmers to fight for poverty by developing salt tolerant soybeans
中大研發抗鹽大豆 教授昐助農民脫貧
MingPao22/7/201480,000
Identification of salt tolerant genes jointly by Hong Kong and Mainland Scientists
香港與內地科學家協力發現野生大豆耐鹽基因
China News 22/7/2014 N/A
CUHK found salt tolerant genes in wild soybean
中大找到野生大豆耐鹽基因
Hong Kong Commercial Daily22/7/2014N/A
CUHK unveils salt tolerant genes in soybean (Translated Title)
中大破解大豆耐鹽基因
Ta Kung Pao22/7/2014N/A
CUHK Professor Finds Salt Tolerance Gene from Wild SoybeansA Possible Way to Alleviate Salinization Problem of Farm Lands CUHK Press Release 22/7/2014N/A
Experts find lost genes in wild soybean Reuters 15/11/2010 1,000,000,000
Identification of wild soybean gene for novel variety breeding (Translated Title)
野生大豆基因破解 助培植新品種應急
Headline Daily16/11/2010764,055
CUHK unveils genetic codes of soybean (Translated Title)
中大破大豆基因密碼
Metro16/11/2010332,673
CUHK research identifies stress tolerant genes in wild soybean potentially useful for further field application development (Translated Title)
中大研究:助提升發展潛力 野生大豆擁抗逆基因
AM73016/11/2010330,330
Improving crop yield by reforming soybean source code (Translated Title)
重塑大豆原始基因增糧產
Apple Daily16/11/2010314,509
CUHK’s outstanding achievement in soybean improvement research (Translated Title)
研改良大豆中大獲殊榮
Oriental Daily16/11/2010300,000
Breeding of drought- and salt-tolerant “Super soybean” by CUHK and BGI
中大華大破「密碼」 育抗旱鹽「超級大豆」
Wenweipo 16/11/2010 150,000
Soya bean gene project may help mainland supply South China Morning Post16/11/2010100,860
CUHK research on soybean gene for yield improvement is published in Nature Genetics (Cover Story) (Translated Title)
中大研大豆基因提升產量登《自然遺傳》封面
SingTao Daily16/11/2010100,000
Breakthrough on soybean research in Hong Kong (Translated Title)
港大豆研究獲殊榮 經費乾塘恐「散檔」
MingPao16/11/201080,000
Drought- and salt-tolerant soybean for alleviation of desertification (Translated Title)
抗鹽抗旱大豆 助紓荒漠化
Hong Kong Economic Times16/11/201062,000
CUHK unveils genetic codes of soybean in hope to develop stress tolerant soybeans in 3-5 years (Translated Title)
中大破解大豆基因密碼料3至5年培育抗鹽抗旱新品種
Ta Kung Pao16/11/2010N/A
CUHK breakthrough on soybean research (Translated Title)
找到抗旱抗鹽分子標記 中大研大豆基因大突破
Hong Kong Commercial Daily16/11/2010N/A
CUHK breakthrough to unveil soybean genes (Translated Title)
破解大豆基因中大揚威
The Sun16/11/2010N/A
Gene map to boost soybean productions China Daily16/11/2010N/A
Breakthrough of “Soybean Homecoming” (Translated Title)
“大豆回家”取得重大突破
Shenzhen Economic Daily16/11/2010N/A
Soybean genome study published in Nature Genetics (Translated Title)
我國大豆基因組研究成果在《自然—遺傳學》發表生存環境減少野生大豆告急
South CN16/11/2010N/A
Large-scale soybean genome research completed by joint efforts of Hong Kong and mainland research institutes
內地香港科研機構聯手完成大型大豆基因組課題研究
CCTV15/11/2010N/A
Hong Kong and mainland scientists jointly research on soybean genome (Translated Title)
香港與內地科學家合作研究大豆基因
China News Service15/11/2010N/A
Soybean genome unveiled (Translated Title)
人工培植大豆基因密碼破解
Taiwan News15/11/2010N/A
Breakthroughs by CUHK Boosts Soybean Research Make Cover in Nature Genetics CUHK Press Release 15/11/2010N/A
*Total Media Reach/Readership (last update on 6/5/2022) 1,252,608,741

Popular Science Talks

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