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Why HKU Science?

High university rankings - THE World University Rankings:  #4 in Asia (2020), #39 in the world (2021), #41 in impact ranking (2020); QS World University Rankings: #4 in Asia (2021), #9 World graduate employability (2020), #22 in the world (2021). Awards & Achievements - 3 Members of Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, 5 Members of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5 Fellows of foreign academicians, 5 State Natural Science Awards, Plus many prestigious international awards and honours. Remarks: Accumulative number of awards
 

• Internationalisation and Diversity

 Ranking #1 
THE most international university in the world (2023) World University Rankings
 

Staff 40% 
of academic staff members are from overseas

  Student 650+ 
 research students from over 28 countries

 

• University Rankings

• Top-notch Scholars

University Rankings - THE World University Rankings:  #4 in Asia (2022), #31 in the world (2023), #48 in impact ranking (2021); QS World University Rankings: #4 in Asia (2023), #10 World graduate employability (2022), #21 in the world (2023). Top-notch Scholars - 18% of professoriate staff are the world’s Top 1% scholars (Clarivate Analytics’ Essential Science Indicators 2022)

 

• Awards & Achievements

 

• 3 Members of Hong Kong Academy of Sciences

• 5 Members of Chinese Academy Sciences 

• 5 State Natural Science Awards

• 5 Fellow of foreign academicians

Plus many prestigious international awards and honours

 

• Research Eminence

 


 
        6Areas of Excellence (AoE) projects

3HKU-CS Joint Laboratories

1State Key Laboratory in Synthetic Chemistry

 

•  Excellence in basic research, aiming high in applied and strategic research

 

•  Most supportive of interdisciplinary research

 

Well-established Faculty

 

> 80
years of science
education history
~ 150
professoriate staff
> 2,500
undergraduate
students
> 650
research postgraduate
students
> 700
taught postgraduate
students
> 27,000
alumni


 

• Extensive Collaborations with World-class Universities
 

• Cutting-edge Research Facilities
 

• Robust Funding

Projected funding of HK$807 million for the following InnoHK projects:

Health@InnoHK programme
 
AIR@InnoHK programme
The Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology
 
The Hong Kong Quantum AI Lab
  • aims to produce innovative, high-impact and leading-edge interdisciplinary research in the area of drug discovery and development
 
  • multi-disciplinary programme which combines big data/machine learning, computational science and experiments to discover new energy materials and devices

 

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