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Research

Research Funding

Cumulative number and value of Research Grants Council (RGC)’s Areas of Excellence (AoE) projects directed by HKU investigators since its inception in 1996

Number of projects

Total value

9

42.9%

of sector total

HK$

689.028M

51.7%

of sector total

Cumulative number and value of RGC’s Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) projects led by HKU investigators since its inception in 2010

Number of projects

Total value

14

46.7%

of sector total

HK$

640.301M

49.6%

of sector total

Number and value of RGC’s General Research Fund (GRF) projects awarded

Number of projects

Total value

233

24.2%

of sector total

HK$

157.490M

(2016–2017)

26.5%

of sector total

Cumulative number and value of RGC’s Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HSSPFS) fellowships awarded since its inception in 2012–2013

Number of fellowships

Total value

11

37.9%

of sector total

HK$

7.283M

38.0%

of sector total

Research Collaborations

Number of Partner State Key Laboratories (PSKLs) established in Hong Kong

5

31.3%

of sector total

Research Productivity & Impact

Number of peer-reviewed refereed publications

5,777

30.1%

of sector total        (2015–2016)

Refereed publications per academic and research staff member

3.5

sector average

2.2          (2015–2016)

Number of HKU professoriate staff ranked by Clarivate Analytics (previously Thomson Reuters) as being among the world’s top 1% of scientists (based on the number of citations recorded for their publications)

111 (as of April 2016)

Number of academics of HKU named by Clarivate Analytics in its list of ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ 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

10 (2016)

Honours & Awards

Cumulative number of Croucher Foundation Senior Research Fellowships since its inception in 1997

52

46.4%

of sector total

Cumulative number of Croucher Innovation Awards since its inception in 2012

7

58.3%

of sector total

Cumulative number of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) Academicians

4

50%

of sector total

Cumulative number of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academicians

12

44.4%

of sector total

Cumulative number of State Science and Technology Awards in the categories of State Natural Science Award, State Scientific and Technological Progress Award and State Technological Invention Award

26

research projects
awarded

22.8%

of sector total