November 2014    
 
  INDICATOR
  HKU PERFORMANCE
  DATA
 
 
Research Grants Council (RGC) Areas
of Excellence (AoE) Awards
Highest cumulative number of awards and largest 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$1084.96M) funded since 1996
 
 
Research Grants Council (RGC)
Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS)
Highest cumulative number of awards and largest amount of any UGC-funded institution



SOURCE: UGC / RGC website

9 projects (total value HK$453.589M) directed by HKU investigators out of 18 projects (total value HK$832.004M) funded since 2010
 
 
Research Grants Council (RGC)
General Research Fund (GRF) Awards
[Formerly known as Competitive Earmarked
Research Grant (CERG) Awards]
Highest number of awards of any UGC-funded institution


SOURCE:UGC / RGC website

240 winning proposals for 2014V2015
 
 
Funding secured in RGC GRF Awards Scheme
Largest amount of any UGC-funded institution for 13 successive years


SOURCE: UGC / RGC website

HK$165M (28%) awarded from total 2014V2015 RGC GRF allocation of HK$5921M
 
 
Croucher Foundation Senior Research Fellowships

Largest number of fellowships of any UGC-funded institution


SOURCE: Croucher Foundation website

43 fellowships out of a total of 99 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

Joint 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, 21 of the 86 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.
 
 
Refereed publications

Highest number of any UGC-funded institution


SOURCE: UGC website

5,694 peer-reviewed refereed publications (2012V2013) X 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 (2012V2013) (based on 1,539 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

385,004 citations in 26,461 papers published in journals tracked by Thomson Reuters based on 20 fields (January 2004 V June 2014)
 
 
Total number of publications published in journals tracked by Thomson Reuters

Highest number of any Hong Kong institution tracked by Thomson Reuters


SOURCE: Web of Science and
Conference Proceedings Citation Index

3,822 publications (2013)
 
 
Impact of HKUs publications

115 HKU professoriate staff have been ranked by Thomson Reuters as being among the worlds top 1% of scientists, based on the number of citations recorded for their publications (June 2014)


SOURCE: Essential Science Indicators
 
   
 
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