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November 2015 
We excel in RESEARCH
INDICATOR HKU PERFORMANCE DATA
Research Grants Council (RGC)
Areas of Excellence (AoE) 
Highest cumulative number of awards and largest funding amount of any UGC-funded institution

Source : UGC / RGC website
8 projects (total value HK$605.208M) directed by HKU investigators out of 18 projects (total value HK$1,084.96M) funded since 1996
Research Grants Council (RGC)
Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS)
Highest cumulative number of awards and largest funding amount of any UGC-funded institution

Source : UGC / RGC website
10 projects (total value HK$500.301M) led by HKU investigators out of 23 projects (total value HK$1,034.839M) funded since 2010
Research Grants Council (RGC)
General Research Fund (GRF) 
Highest number of awards and largest funding amount of any UGC-funded institution for 13 successive years

Source : UGC / RGC website
215 projects of a total value of HK$150.190M
(25% of total allocation) awarded for 2015¡V2016
Research Grants Council (RGC) Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HSSPFS) 
Highest cumulative number of fellowships and largest funding amount of any UGC-funded institution

Source : UGC / RGC website
9 fellowships (total value HK$6.027M) out of a total of 24 awarded (total value HK$16.169M) since 2012¡V2013
Croucher Foundation Senior Research Fellowships
Largest number of fellowships of any UGC-funded institution

Source : Croucher Foundation website
47 fellowships out of a total of 105 awarded
since 1997
Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) Academicians
Joint largest number of Academicians of any UGC-funded institution

Source : CAE website
4 Academicians since 1997
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academicians
Largest number of Academicians of any UGC-funded institution

Source : CAS website
11 Academicians since 1995
State Science and Technology Awards in the categories of State Natural Science Award, State Scientific and Technological Progress Award and State Technological Invention Award
Largest cumulative number of projects in any UGC-funded institution awarded under the 3 named State awards since 1989

Source : Beijing-Hong Kong Academic
 Exchange Centre website
Since 1989, 24 of the 94 total research projects awarded under the 3 named State awards were undertaken by members of HKU. One member became the first scientist from Hong Kong who received the First Class Prize under the State Natural Science Award.
Partner State Key Laboratories (PSKLs)
Largest number of any UGC-funded institution

Source : Innovation and Technology
 Commission (ITC), as of February 2014
5 out of a total of 16 PSKLs established in
Hong Kong
Refereed publications
Highest number of any UGC-funded institution

Source : UGC website
5,858 peer-reviewed refereed publications
(2013¡V2014) ¡V the latest figure available
Refereed publications per academic and
research staff member
Highest number of any UGC-funded institution

Source : UGC website
3.7 per staff member (2013¡V2014) (based on 1,597 wholly UGC-funded academic and research staff in academic departments)
Total number of citations of HKU papers published in journals tracked by Thomson Reuters
Highest number of any Hong Kong institution tracked by Thomson Reuters

Source : Essential Science Indicators
407,774 citations in 27,307 papers published in journals tracked by Thomson Reuters based on 20 fields (January 2005¡VApril 2015)
Total number of publications published in journals tracked by the Thomson Reuters
Highest number of any Hong Kong institution tracked by Thomson Reuters

Source : Web of Science and Conference
 Proceedings Citation Index
4,126 publications (2014)
Impact of HKU¡¦s publications
117 HKU professoriate staff have been ranked by the Thomson Reuters as being among the world¡¦s top 1% of scientists, based on the number of citations recorded for their publications (June 2015)

Source : Essential Science Indicators
Essential Science Indicators¡¦ Highly Cited Researchers named by Thomson Reuters
9 academics of HKU have been named by Thomson Reuters in its list of ¡¥Highly Cited Researchers 2015¡¦ as among the world¡¦s top researchers whose work have been highly cited by their fellow academics and are hence making a significant impact on ongoing research in their respective fields.

Source : Thomson Reuters¡¦ Highly Cited Researchers 2015 website

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