May 6, 2021

Petrographic microscopes

Polarised Light Microscopy (PLM)
Transmitted and reflected light
Attached digital cameras for digital image capture
Computers with Leica Microsystems’ software for petrographic analysis

May 6, 2021


Used to separate the chemical elements of a particular compound and identify the molecular level component.

May 6, 2021

Confocal microscope

Microscope capable of three-dimensional imaging and exact examination of subcellular structures and dynamic processes.

March 9, 2021

General lab manager

The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is currently looking to fill the following vacancy in the Institute of Science and Environment (ISE):

Laboratory Management Specialist (Ref. Code: USJ21ISE-001)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. supervise the organization of laboratories, including proper maintenance of facilities and equipment as well as the organization of material and consumables;
  2. coordinate lab orders, keep an up-to-date inventory of chemicals and equipment, and communicate with suppliers and equipment maintenance teams;
  3. assist Principal Investigators in the management of externally funded projects, including following up on orders, managing petty cash and other project micro- management duties;
  4. communicate with other University offices to ensure the proper management of the labs and relevant areas;
  5. ensure that all the proper safety and legal requirements for scientific laboratories are enforced;
  6. contribute to the management of ISE social content and communicate with CPRO (new projects, new members, publications, etc.).


  1. Bachelor Degree holder, Master level is preferable;
  2. Three years of laboratory working experience is preferable, candidate with fewer experience will also be considered at a lower position;
  3. Organized and motivated;
  4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  5. Able to communicate in Chinese and English;
  6. Solid domain of spreadsheet (Excel) software and overall strong computer skills;
  7. Social media and website content management (WordPress) skills but not compulsory;
  8. Macao ID holder.

For application:

  • Applicants should visit for more details, and submit their applications online.
  • All documents and personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
  • Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
March 29, 2019

Sustainable development course

Sustainable Development and Shared Renewable Resources: Environmental Education and Class Activities

Institute of Science and Environment

NAPE Campus

March 25, 26 and 27 2019

Session 1
– Introduction to concepts in environmental sustainability;
Session 2
– World trends in renewable resources;
– Class activity: the tragedy of the commons;
Session 3
– World trends in non-renewable resources;
– Class activity: circular economy and recycling.