Related Major Projects
The work of the strategic research themes (SRTs) and emerging SRTs is closely related to projects at the University funded from a range of external sources, including (but not limited to) the following major funding schemes of Hong Kong and Mainland China.
|Projects||Related SRT(s)/emerging SRT(s)|
|Partner State Key Laboratories (Partner SKLs)3|
|Brain and Cognitive Sciences||Neuroscience|
|Emerging Infectious Diseases||Infection and Immunology / Public Health|
|National Key Basic Research Development Program (973 Program)4|
|Excited States of Metal Complexes: Basic and Practical Researches||New Materials|
- AoE: Launched by Hong Kong's University Grants Committee in 1997 and now administered by the Research Grants Council, the AoE scheme aims to nurture areas of international excellence through high-quality research and inter-institutional collaboration. HKU AoE projects: www.hku.hk/research/areas_excellence.html
- TRS: The TRS, launched in 2010 by the Research Grants Council, aims to focus academic research efforts on themes of strategic importance to the long-term development of Hong Kong. HKU TRS projects: www.hku.hk/research/theme_based.html
- Partner SKLs: SKLs are regarded as key components of China's science and technology research system, and Partner SKLs in Hong Kong work closely with mainland research institutes. HKU Partner SKLs: www.hku.hk/research/state_key_lab.html
- 973 Program: The 973 Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China aims to strengthen basic research in line with national strategic targets. Members of the HKU Shenzhen Institute of Research and Innovation are eligible to apply for funding.