Henry Hung is the Radcliffe Scholar in Plant Sciences at the University of Oxford. His research concerns the adaption and genomics of forest trees under climate change. He is mainly involved in the Oxford-Bioversity Dalbergia Project to conserve and restore endangered rosewood species in the Southeast Asia. In his public engagement, he has worked closely with the Museum of Climate Change in Hong Kong and the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
He has a keen interest in artistry. He is a classical singer by training and has curated several solo recitals. He is a novice poet whose poem collection Wooden Heart was presented in the Earth Day Art Model 2020 in the United States. He seeks to investigate the relationship between humans (and broadly, humanities) and Nature in his art.
He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Biology, triple-minoring in Environment Studies, Music, and German.