Spotlight

Asian and Pacific Rim Research Integrity (APRI) Network Meeting 2017

The first meeting in Asia of the APRI Network was held at HKU in February 2017, with more than 100 delegates from around 20 countries/jurisdictions from across the region attending this three-day event.

Asian and Pacific Rim Research Integrity (APRI) Network Meeting 2017

Outstanding Researcher Awards 2015-16

The winners of the latest round of the HKU Outstanding Researcher Awards have been announced. These annual awards give recognition to the excellent achievements of our researchers and to outstanding research supervision and outputs.

 

Outstanding Researcher Awards 2015-16

HKU Funded Most Projects and Largest Amount in Latest Round of RGC’s Theme-based Research Scheme

HKU is coordinating four of the seven large-scale projects funded in the latest round of this Research Grants Council’s competitive scheme.

 

HKU Funded Most Projects and Largest Amount in Latest Round of RGC’s Theme-based Research Scheme

Discipline-based Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Seminars: Keynote Lectures

HKU has been holding RCR seminars for academics since 2010, with close to 2,000 participants to date. The three most recent seminars – in May and June, 2016 – were discipline based and included keynote lectures by prominent international speakers.

 

Discipline-based Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Seminars: Keynote Lectures

Outstanding Researcher Awards and Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2014-15

The winners of the latest round of HKU Outstanding Researcher Awards and Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award were honoured at the award presentation ceremony on May 9, 2016.

 

Outstanding Researcher Awards and Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2014-15

HKU Centennial Distinguished Chinese Scholars Scheme – First Scholar Visits HKU

This scheme brings outstanding Mainland scholars to HKU to further strengthen scientific exchange. The scheme's first scholar, Professor Zhi-Ming Ma, visited HKU in December 2015.

King’s/HKU Fellowship Awards - Fostering Interaction, Collaboration and Internationalisation

As part of the University’s efforts to promote internationalisation, the fellowships support visits by HKU academics to King’s College London for developing research links and academic exchanges.

 

King's/HKU Fellowship Awards - Fostering Interaction, Collaboration and Internationalisation

HKU to Co-ordinate MERS Study in Theme-based Research Scheme

The University has received a large-scale grant to investigate the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus in the latest round of this competitive funding scheme.

HKU to Co-ordinate MERS Study in Theme-based Research Scheme

Research Data and Records Management Policy Approved by Senate

HKU's Policy on the Management of Research Data and Records, which seeks to promote good practice to support high quality research and academic integrity, was approved by the Senate on May 5, 2015, along with the setting up of a Task Force to plan the implementation of the Policy.

 

Research Data and Records Management Policy Approved by Senate

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Seminars

As part of its promotion of RCR, HKU has been holding seminars since 2010, with more than 1,000 participants to date. Since 2012, attendance of a seminar has been mandatory for new staff, and this requirement is now being extended to existing staff.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Seminars

Winners of Outstanding Researcher Awards 2013-14

The winners of the latest round of HKU awards to recognise research excellence were honoured at the award presentation ceremony for excellence in teaching, research and knowledge exchange on March 30, 2015 at Loke Yew Hall.

 

Winners of Outstanding Researcher Awards 2013-14

HKU to Co-ordinate 3 of the 4 New Theme-based Research Scheme Projects

Three large-scale projects co-ordinated by HKU have been funded in the latest round of this competitive scheme that focuses on themes key to the development of Hong Kong and beyond.

 

HKU to Co-ordinate 3 of the 4 New Theme-based Research Scheme Projects

Forum on Strategic Research Themes (SRTs)

A forum for HKU's Strategic Research Themes (2013-16) was held on May 7, 2014. The initiative focuses on interdisciplinary research, and in this round comprises 21 themes in 5 areas.

 

Forum on Strategic Research Themes

Theme-based Research Scheme Public Symposia 2013

The first in a series of public symposia on Theme-based Research Scheme projects was held at The University of Hong Kong on December 14, 2013.
 

Theme-based Research Scheme Public Symposia 2013

Responsible Conduct of Research Ensuring Trust in Research through Good Practice

The essential role played by trust in research and the pursuit of truth was highlighted at the latest of HKU’s seminars on the responsible conduct of research (RCR).


 

Responsible Conduct of Research - Ensuring Trust in Research through Good Practice

Visit to HKU by New RGC Chairman, Professor Benjamin Wah

Professor Benjamin Wah – Chairman of the Research Grants Council since January this year – visited HKU on March 26, 2013 to talk about and receive input on research-related issues.

 

Visit to HKU by New RGC Chairman, Professor Benjamin Wah

Award Presentation Ceremony for the Early Career Award and the Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme

Nine HKU researchers were presented the Early Career Award and the Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowships by the Research Grants Council in recognition of their achievements in research.

 

Award Presentation Ceremony for the Early Career Award and the Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme

U21 Workshop on Dealing with Research Misconduct

This two-day workshop was hosted by HKU on December 10-11, 2012 to consider and discuss research integrity (RI) issues and explore how member institutions could work towards a shared Universitas 21 (U21) approach to RI.

 

 U21 Workshop on Dealing with Research Misconduct