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Successful Applications (Financial year of 2022-23)

Check out a list of Open Access publications supported by the HKU Libraries Open Access Author Fund (in financial year of 2022-23):

Date of Publication

Publication Title



Semi-supervised white matter hyperintensities segmentation on MRI



Human Brain Mapping


Phosphinous Acid-Phosphinito Tetra-icosahedral Au52 Nanocluster for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction

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Grace-AKO: a novel and stable knockoff filter for variable selection incorporating gene network structures



BMC Bioinformatics


Neighborhood environment and mental well-being among Chinese older adults: The mediating role of social capital



Innovation in Aging


Assessing enamel wear of monolithic ceramics by micro-CT and intra-oral scanner



International Dental Journal


Assessing the content quality of online parental resources about newborn metabolic disease screening: A content analysis



International Journal of Neonatal Screening

05-Dec-2022 In-situ protonated-phosphorus interstitial doping induces long-lived shallow charge trapping in porous C3-xN4 photocatalyst for highly efficient H2 generation
Energy and Environmental Science


Using a Novel Clustered 3D-CNN Model for Improving Crop Future Price Prediction



Knowledge-Based Systems


Network-based prediction of the disclosure of ideation about self-harm and suicide in online counseling sessions



Communications Medicine


Decline in older adults' daily mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic: the role of individual and built environment factors



BMC Public Health


Land Use Impacts on Traffic Congestion Patterns: A Tale of a Northwestern Chinese City





Effect of lifelong sucrose consumption on food intake and body composition of C57BL/6N mice



Frontiers in Nutrition


Validation of the Malay Oral Impacts on Daily Performances and Evaluation of Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in a Multi-ethnic Urban Malaysian Population: A Cross-sectional Study



International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

22-Dec-2022 A prognostic risk model for glioma patients by systematic evaluation of genomic variations


Workplace cessation support was associated with more abstinence in a workplace program in Hong Kong: a mixed method study



Tobacco Induced Diseases


How Do Logistics Disruptions Affect Rural Households? Evidence from COVID-19 in China





Beyond ageism: A qualitative study of multiple forms of prejudice towards retired older people




10-Jan-2023 Large-scale fabrication of an ultrathin broadband absorber using quasi-random dielectric Mie resonators
Optics Express


Generation of Natural Killer Cells from Human Expanded Potential Stem Cells



Journal of Visualized Experiments


Time-synchronic Comments on Video Streaming Website Reveal Core Structures of Audience Engagement in Movie Viewing



Frontiers in Psychology


Dose-response effects of exercise and caloric restriction on visceral adiposity in overweight and obese adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials



British Journal of Sports Medicine


Temporal learning analytics to explore traces of self-regulated learning behaviors and their associations with learning performance, cognitive load, and student engagement in an asynchronous online course



Frontiers in Psychology


Effect of vaccine booster, vaccine type, and hybrid immunity on humoral and cellular immunity against SARS-CoV-2 ancestral strain and Omicron variant sublineages BA.2 and BA.5 among older adults with comorbidities: a cross sectional study




30-Jan-2023 RIF1 suppresses the formation of single-stranded ultrafine anaphase bridges via protein phosphatase 1
Cell Reports
30-Jan-2023 Studying the Effect of Self-selected Background Music on Reading Task with Eye Movements
Scientific Reports


Date of Publication

Publication Title



Does the mainland China–Hong Kong exchange program change the views of local university students in Hong Kong on regional cooperation? A randomized control-group pre-test post-test experiment



Frontiers in Psychology

13-Mar-2023 IL-1b and TNF-a play an important role in modulating the risk of periodontitis and Alzheimer’s disease
Journal of Neuroinflammation
16-Mar-2023 Restricting the distribution of visual attention reduces cybersickness
Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications
17-Mar-2023 Non-Coding RNAs as Biomarkers for Embryo Quality and Pregnancy Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
International Journal of Molecular Sciences
24-Mar-2023 UiO66-derived catalyst for low temperature catalytic reduction of NO with NH3
ACS Omega
27-Mar-2023 Validation of diagnostic coding for asthma in an electronic health record system in Hong Kong
Journal of Asthma and Allergy
29-Mar-2023 Garcinone E triggers apoptosis and cell cycle arrest in human colorectal cancer cells by mediating a reactive oxygen species–dependent JNK signaling pathway
Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy
31-Mar-2023 Overexpression of rice acyl-CoA-binding protein OsACBP5 protects Brassica napus against seedling infection by fungal phytopathogens
Crop & Pasture Science
11-Apr-2023 SARS-CoV-2 infection aggravates cigarette smoke-exposed cell damage in primary human airway epithelia
Virology Journal
13-Apr-2023 Exploration of metabolites linking red meat consumption to ischemic heart disease mortality in the UK Biobank
17-Apr-2023 Sequential Gaussian Processes for Online Learning of Nonstationary Functions
Transactions on Signal Processing
24-Apr-2023 Current Microfluidic Platforms for Reverse Engineering of Cornea
Materials Today Bio
25-Apr-2023 Latent Transition Cognitive Diagnosis Models With Covariates: A Three-Step Approach
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics
25-Apr-2023 Delineating Functional Regions from Road Networks: The Case of South Korea
Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
27-Apr-2023 Applying the Activity Theory framework to analyse the use of ePortfolios in an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Sciences classroom: A longitudinal multiple-case study
Computers & Education
27-Apr-2023 The mental health of new and recent graduates during the university-to-work transition: A scoping review protocol
BMJ Open
04-May-2023 Surface electromyographic (sEMG) activity of the suprahyoid and sternocleidomastoid muscles in pitch and loudness control
Frontiers in Physiology
09-May-2023 Parallel engineering and activity profiling of base editor system
Cell Systems
09-May-2023 Propagandization of Relative Gratification: How Chinese State Media Portray the International Pandemic
Political Communication
15-May-2023 Associations Between Parental Well-being and Early Learning at Home Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Observations from the China Family Panel Studies
Frontiers in Psychology
15-May-2023 Observed Interactions, Challenges, and Opportunities in Student-Led, Web-Based Near-Peer Teaching for Medical Students: Interview Study Among Peer Learners and Peer Teachers
JMIR Medical Education
17-May-2023 Photochromism from wavelength-selective colloidal phase segregation
19-May-2023 ADAR1-mediated RNA editing of SCD1 drives drug resistance and self-renewal in gastric cancer
Nature Communications
23-May-2023 Prelimbic cortical stimulation induces antidepressant-like responses through dopaminergic-dependent and -independent mechanisms
29-May-2023 Chimera and Tandem-Repeat Type Galectins: The New Targets for Cancer Immunotherapy


Date of Publication

Publication Title


02-Jun-2023 An Analysis of the Channels for Accessing Economic Benefits in the Commons Governance Regime of Space Resources
International Journal of the Commons


Impact of community mental health services on the adult psychiatric admission through the emergency unit: a 20-year population-based study



The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific

06-Jun-2023 Procedural content generation method for creating 3D graphic assets in Digital Twin
Cogent Engineering
07-Jun-2023 Infectious Disease and Political Violence: Evidence from Malaria and Civil Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa
Research and Politics
12-Jun-2023 Regioselective stilbene O-methylations in Saccharinae grasses
Nature Communications
15-Jun-2023 N-Acryloylindole-alkyne (NAIA) enables imaging and profiling new ligandable cysteines and oxidized thiols by chemoproteomics
Nature Communications
15-Jun-2023 The Early Language Gap between First- and Second-Language Learners: Acquisition of Chinese Characters among Preschoolers
Frontiers in Psychology
16-Jun-2023 Nerve-Independent Formation of Membrane Infoldings at Topologically Complex Postsynaptic Apparatus by Caveolin-3
Science Advances
20-Jun-2023 Associations of the perceived benefits and harms of COVID-19 with confidence in coping with the pandemic and mental health symptoms: a population-based survey in Hong Kong
Frontiers in Public Health
24-Jun-2023 Offshore freshened groundwater in the Pearl River estuary and shelf as a significant water resource
Nature Communications
28-Jun-2023 Reinforcement learning recommendation algorithm based on label value distribution
01-Jul-2023 Effects of putative metformin targets on phenotypic age and leukocyte telomere length: a mendelian randomisation study using data from the UK Biobank
The Lancet Healthy Longevity
04-Jul-2023 Centromeric and pericentric transcription and transcripts: their intricate relationships, regulation and functions
04-Jul-2023 Mode of transport, genetic susceptibility, and incidence of coronary heart disease
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
06-Jul-2023 Pavlovian-Instrumental Transfer Effects in Individuals with Binge Eating
Journal of Eating Disorders
07-Jul-2023 Protocol for a mixed-methods randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a dyadic expressive arts-based intervention in improving the psychosocial well-being of children with intellectual disability in special schools and their mothers
BMJ Open
19-Jul-2023 Denture Plaque Biofilm Visual Assessment Methods: A Systematic Review
International Dental Journal
01-Sep-2023 Immersing in Mesopotamia: Virtual Reality Site Tours in the Remote Classroom
Near Eastern Archaeology


Last Updated: Sep 2023