The Australia-China Centre for Air Quality Science and Management is hosted by three offices, the:
- Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane, Australia;
- Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences in Beijing, China;
- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in Hong Kong, China.
18 April 2018
A Mini ACC-AQSM Symposium took place in Beijing on 12-13 April, following the WHO Beijing Policy Roundtable for Clean Household Air and Health in China held on the 10 April, at which several members of Centre participated. On 12 April, it was hosted by the School of Environment, Tsinghua University, and on the 13 April, by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Office in Beijing. The Symposium was held primarily to continue working on addressing the seven Big Questions. Please find below a group photo of Day 1 (Thursday, 12 April, focus on Big Questions 1, 2, 6 and 7) and Day 2 (Friday, 13 April, focus on Big Questions 3, 4, and 5).
6 April 2018
Following months of preparation, the sensor network at the Gold Coast is now operational and showing air quality data during the Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games. This is a project in which several members of the ACC-AQSM have been involved in. For more information, please see the link to the map and the link to the project website.
19 March 2018
From November 2017 to early February 2018, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Winter Sampling Campaign was carried out simultaneously in Shanghai and Hong Kong, led by Professor Hai Guo from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Professor Lidia Morawska from the Queensland University of Technology, Professor Yingjun Chen from the Tongji University, and Professor Rajasekhar Balasubramanian from the National University of Singapore. The project is a comparative study of emission, transformation and effects of urban pollution from Australia, Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong, and is funded by the Asian Universities Cluster (AUC) Center of Excellence in Civil Engineering. To read more about the campaign.
Happy Spring Festival to ACC-AQSM Members! May the Year of the Dog be happy, prosperous and professional fulfilling to all members of the Centre.