Research

 

Individual
 
 
 
 
  • Administered by the Office of Academic Links (OAL), CUHK
  • For scholars to engage in advanced humanities research by undertaking programme in North Carolina for either one term or one year
  • The University shall be responsible for the awarded fellow’s salary and international travel expenses to/from the National Humanities Center (NHC); while NHC will provide the awarded fellow with financial support for housing, local transportation, health insurance, and the visa application fee
  • The call for application is normally announced in July. Please refer to the call email for details.
 
  • Administered by the Research Committee (RC), CUHK and the Faculty of Arts
  • Direct allocation from RC to support research projects
  • Maximum project amount for applications to be considered by RC is HK$100,000 for projects in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business Studies
  • Two rounds of application normally open in December and March. Please refer to the call email for details.
 
  • Administered by the Research Committee (RC), CUHK and the Faculty of Arts
  • To provide matching funding, equivalent to one-half of the actual cost of appointment, to support employment of full-time research personnel including Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Fellows, Research Associates and Research Assistants
  • The call for application is normally announced in December. Please refer to the call email for details.
 
Collaborative
 
  • Administered by the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • To support multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary projects to encourage more research groups to engage in creative and high quality cross-disciplinary projects
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/crf
 
 
  • Administered by the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • Aims to focus academic research efforts of UGC-funded universities on themes of strategic importance to the long-term development of Hong Kong
  • 4 designated research themes
    i. Promoting Good Health
    ii. Developing a Sustainable Environment
    iii. Enhancing Hong Kong's Strategic Position as a Regional and International Business Centre
    iv. Advancing Emerging Research and Innovations Important to Hong Kong
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/trs/
 
  • Administered by the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • To encourage local academics to consider and articulate the potential of research to deliver benefits to the wider community; and to encourage more impactful and translational research projects
  • To encourage a greater volume of collaborative research beyond academia (e.g. with government departments, the business sector, the industry and research institutes)
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/rif/
 
  • Jointly administered by the French National Research Agency (Agence Nationale de la Recherche, ANR) and the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • To strengthen collaboration between French and Hong Kong research communities
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/anr/
 
Knowledge Transfer
  • Administered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS), CUHK
  • To initiate social innovation projects exemplifying the translation of academic knowledge into social impact
  • Emphasises partnership with external organisations and direct engagement with local communities, instead of one-way dissemination of knowledge
  • Details:http://socube.cuhk.edu.hk/en/programmes-professor-kpf
 
  • Administered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS), CUHK
  • A structured programme with seed funding and incubation services for unversity academics to transform social innovation ideas into social enterprises, which are eventually supported by self-generated income, external investors and other funding sources
  • Details:http://socube.cuhk.edu.hk/en/programmes-professor-skpf