Research Institutes & Centres

Academic departments of the University are actively engaged in research in a wide range of disciplines. The University also has an array of research institutes and research centres specializing in interdisciplinary research of the highest quality. In addition, smaller research / consultancy units have been set up by individual Faculties and departments. The University has also established a number of joint research units in partnership with external academic institutions to pool resources for the advancement of knowledge in different subject areas.

Joint Research Units

  • Advanced Photonics Research of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Zhejiang University, Joint Centre for
  • Analytic and Clinical Cooperative Laboratory for Integrative Medicine
  • Automation Science and Engineering, Joint Research Centre for
  • Biomaterials SIAT–HKU–CUHK, Joint Laboratory for
  • Biomedical Engineering, Joint Research Centre for
  • Brain Research Centre
  • CAS-CUHK Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Integration Technology
  • Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)–The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Chinese Archaeology Joint Research Base
  • Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)
  • Collaborative Gastrointestinal Research Center (The Samurai GI Research Centre)
  • CUHK MoE-Microsoft Key Laboratory of Human-Centric Computing and Interface Technologies
  • CUHK/Tsinghua University Joint R&D Program on Chinese Enterprise Internet Operations
  • CUHK-ACC Joint Research Center for Health Maintenance of Musculoskeletal System on Space Medicine
  • CUHK-BGI Innovation Institute of Trans-omics
  • CUHK-BLCU Joint Research Centre for Chinese Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • CUHK-Guangdong Medical Laboratory Animal Centre Guangdong-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory on Protein Research and Development
  • CUHK-IPCAS Joint Laboratory on Bio-Social Psychology
  • CUHK-Nankai Joint Research Centre of Social Policy
  • CUHK-National Taiwan University Collaborative Clinical Research Centre
  • CUHK-NCKU Joint Research Centre for Positive Social Science
  • CUHK-PKU-UST Joint Research Centre for Language and Human Complexity
  • CUHK-SJTU Joint Research Centre in Diabetes Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • CUHK-UMB East-West Centre for Integrative Medicine
  • CUHK-Zhejiang University Joint Laboratory on Natural Products and Toxicology Research
  • CUHK-Zhejiang University Joint Research Centre of Liver and Digestive Diseases
  • Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre
  • High Density Electronic Packaging Materials and Devices, Joint Laboratory for
  • Intelligence Engineering, Joint Centre for
  • Intelligent Sensing and Systems, Joint Centre for
  • Joint Laboratory for Reproductive Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Sichuan University
  • Joint Shantou International Eye Center of The Shantou University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin R&D Centre for Chinese Medicine
  • Ministry of Education Key Research Laboratory of High Confidence Software Technologies (CUHK Sub-lab)
  • MoE Key Laboratory for Regenerative Medicine (The Chinese University of Hong Kong-Jinan University)
  • Multimedia Technology, Joint Laboratory on
  • Optomechatronic Design and Engineering, Joint Research Center for
  • Photovoltaic and Solar Energy, Joint Laboratory for
  • Precision Engineering, Joint Laboratory for
  • Promoting Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicines between Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences and CUHK, Joint Research Laboratory for
  • Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute
  • Shanghai-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory in Chemical Synthesis
  • Shantou University-The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Centre for Christian Studies
  • Shenzhen Center of Novel Functional Molecules, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology (CUHK Joint Research Base in Shenzhen)
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Joint Centre for Medical Genetics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) Intelligent Internet Laboratory (State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology CUHK Joint Research Base in Shenzhen)
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIBH) Joint Research Laboratory on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU)–Western Sydney University (WSU) Joint Laboratory for Infant Research
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Shandong University Joint Laboratory on Reproductive Genetics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Joint Research Centre for Human Reproduction and Related Diseases
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Joint Research Centre on Medical Robotics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Shenzhen Ear, Nose and Throat (Shenzhen ENT) Joint Research Centre
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Sun Yat Sen University (SYSU) Centre for Protein Research
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–Tsinghua University (Tsinghua) Joint Research Center on Chinese Economy
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)–University of Southampton (UOS) Joint Laboratory for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Shenyang The Fourth Hospital of People, Joint Eye Research Centre of
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–Beihang University (BUAA) Joint Research Centre on Biomedical Engineering
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–Guangzhou CIQ Joint Laboratory for Health Risk Assessment and Control (The CUHK Shenzhen Research Base of the State Key Testing Laboratory of Safety and Applicability of Sanitization of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the P R China)
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–Shenzhen Nanshan Hospital Joint Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Training Centre cum Microsurgical and Endoscopic Skills Laboratory
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–South China Normal University Joint Research Centre for Synthetic and Natural Medicine
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–Sun Yat Sen University (SYSU) Centre for Historical Anthropology
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–University Medical Center Utrecht Joint Research Laboratory of Respiratory Virus and Immunobiology
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–University of British Columbia International Centre on Nursing Leadership
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–Utrecht University Joint Centre for Language, Mind and Brain
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong–Xidian University State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Networks Shenzhen Advanced Switching and Network Coding Research Center
  • The Joint Laboratory of Molecules from Traditional Medicine (International Associated Laboratory of Molecules from Traditional Medicine)
  • The Joint Scoliosis Research Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Nanjing University
  • The KIZ/CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bioresources and Molecular Research in Common Diseases
  • The University of Cambridge (Cambridge)–The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory for Bilingualism
  • Tsinghua–CUHK Joint Research Center for Media Sciences, Technologies and Systems (Shenzhen)