Research Statement

Introduction

Putting quality teaching and student development as its primary mission, HSUHK aspires that research informs teaching. Research is one of the central components in enhancing of our teaching and learning quality.  Impactful applied research also benefits the society and elevates our reputation.  We value a collaborative, interdisciplinary and outreach research culture at HSUHK.

Research Mission

To generate applicable knowledge that contributes to teaching enhancement and the advancement of the society.

Research Aims

Our research aims are to:

    • create new knowledge through innovative research;
    • transfer applicable knowledge for local industry  and community; 
    • enrich programme design and teaching and learning; and
    • develop research and problem-solving capability for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Research Strategy​

HSUHK encourages all academic staff to conduct research that meets the needs of the University as well as other stakeholders. Our strategies include:

    • provide internal supports for research activities;
    • facilitate academic staff to acquire external research funding;
    • identify University-wide Research Themes to promote collaborative and interdisciplinary research;
    • establish School-level Strategic Research Areas to nurture promising research focus; and
    • recognize and award quality research work with impact.

Research Governance and Management

HSUHK promotes an environment for supporting professional and ethical research. The University Research Committee is responsible to develop research policies and to promote quality research at HSUHK. Staff members involved in research should familiarize with the principles of good research practice to adhere to good research conduct.