Research Institutes and Centres

Big Data Intelligence Centre (BDIC)

The Centre established under the School of Decision Sciences aims to undertake relevant, high-quality applied research in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Business Analytics.  It also addresses the growing demand in industry for a fuller understanding of Big Data, and disseminates Big Data related knowledge to academics, practitioners and government units in Hong Kong.

Chinese Family Succession Research Centre (CFSRC)

The Centre is established under the School of Business with an aspiration to be the leading research platform to generate and disseminate new knowledge on family succession in the Greater China region. The Centre undertakes research on Chinese culture and family succession, family business, family governance, family wealth and estate management, and even the family as a brand. CFSRC also provides consultation to family business and organises seminars, trainings, and workshops to promote the best practice on family wealth management.

Centre for Greater China Studies (CGCS)

The Centre, supported by the RGC Institutional Development Scheme, aims to enhance interdisciplinary research that highlights the rise of China and its impact on the rest of the world. The Centre has two major objectives. First, it serves as a research platform to formulate and promote Greater China studies at HSUHK.  Second, its facilitates academic exchange and cooperation between local and international scholars.  The Centre focuses on four key areas:

  • To facilitate research on the Belt and Road Initiative and the Big Bay Area Development. 
  • To encourage research on interactions between China and the rest of the world, and accompanying problems that may occur.
  • To promote digital research methods and apply related knowledge to the field of Greater China studies.
  • To set up a “Greater China Research Network” website which would be used to engage in various types of academic activities and online publication.

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR)

The Centre aims to provide a platform for consolidating faculty members from multidisciplinary backgrounds across the University to carry out policy research as well as to share their ideas and findings in public policy research. Through disseminating the findings to the general public and scholarly community, CPPR hopes to raise public awareness of policy issues and debates.  CPPR also acts as a bridge between the University and the wider community in the understanding and deliberation of policy issues.

Policy Research Institute of Global Supply Chain (PRISC)

The Institute, established under the School of Decision Sciences, aims to undertake relevant, high-quality policy research in supply chain and logistics management, bringing direct benefits to the community and enhancing the well-beings of supply chain and logistics stakeholders in Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta. 

Research Centre for ESG (CESG)

Established in 2022, the Research Centre for ESG was created through the financial support under the Institutional Development Scheme of the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. Currently the research of the Centre consists of four independent but related components: (1) Incorporating social returns into the ESG integration process, (2) Improving KPIs of ESG reporting for listed firms, (3) Measuring consumer satisfaction on ESG performance, and (4) Enhancing the effectiveness of strategic corporate communication on ESG effort for listed firms.  The Centre aims to conduct research and consultancy projects to support better ESG engagement and integration for businesses and the society. The major roles of the Centre include facilitating academic research,  conducting knowledge transfer and educating HSUHK students. 

Research Centre for Translation of Buddhist Texts (RCTBT)

RCTBT was established under the School of Translation and Foreign Languages.  It aims to promote Buddhist thought with the reinterpretation of Buddhist scriptures and writings across languages, by which we are in a better position to appreciate the critical role of sūtra translation in the dissemination of Buddhist thoughts and the (re-)shaping of Buddhism in China and other parts of the world.

Research Institute for Business (RIB)

Established in 2015/16, the Research Institute for Business (RIB) was created through the financial support under the Institutional Development Scheme of the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. Currently the institute has five themes that cut across the School of Business. These include research topics in the following: Contemporary Issues in Capital Markets, Consumer and Organizational Behaviour, Cross-Cultural Management and International Markets, Ethics and Sustainability (including Junzi and ESG), and Pedagogy, Teaching and Case Research.

The objective of the RIB is two-fold. First, we aim to provide research support to HSU colleagues to generate relevant research in their own area under the boundary of the research themes. Second, we want to serve as a bridge between external researchers as well as industry professionals and the School of Business (SBUS) at HSU for information dissemination including knowledge transfer.