Research Resources

The University is committed to encouraging faculty members and students to build research collaboration with a view to raising its international standing and advancing the frontiers of research and technology. This webpage serves as a one-stop shop to facilitate access to information on research funding opportunities, academic exchange schemes, research resources and services available, both within and beyond the University.


Funding Schemes for Academic Exchanges and Visits

Faculty members are encouraged to make use of the schemes for exchanges and visits to strengthen their international research network and engagement.

For CUHK faculty members For visiting faculty members


Funding Schemes for Conference Organizing and Participation

Faculty members are encouraged to utilize the schemes to strengthen their exposure and research network through organizing and participating in academic conferences.

For CUHK faculty members For visiting faculty members


Funding Schemes for Research Projects

Faculty members are encouraged to identify suitable grants to build research and promote collaboration.

For CUHK faculty members For visiting faculty members


Research Administration and Support Services

The Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) at CUHK supports researchers and their collaborators with a wide range of services and promotes knowledge development and transfer. Some of the services provided by ORKTS are shown below.


Commercialization of Research

The Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services facilitates the development and licensing of the University's intellectual property and supports knowledge transfer via community projects and programmes.

Funding Schemes for Research Attachment

The University encourages its students and postdocs to utilize research schemes and funding schemes for research attachments, locally and internationally, to promote research excellence.

For CUHK students/postdocs For visiting students/postdocs

CUHK actively pursues collaborations with institutions throughout the world to strengthen and complement its research excellence. The University has established a number of institutional-level research collaborations that are of strategic value. The following is a highlight of some of the current international collaborations.


Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Research collaborations between the two universities have been robust. There is a CUHK-UU Joint Centre for Language, Mind and Brain, a joint research programme in musculoskeletal research and regenerative medicine, and a CUHK-University Medical Center Utrecht Joint Research Laboratory of Respiratory Virus and Immunobiology. A tripartite partnership was formed among CUHK, Utrecht University, and University of Toronto to address issues related to public health, cities, and migration.


The University of Sydney, Australia

CUHK has long and close collaboration with the University of Sydney in various research areas including cardiology, diabetes, digital media, and law. Besides, both universities are members of the Worldwide Universities Network and Association of Pacific Rim Universities. Recently, the two universities established the Analytic and Clinical Cooperative Laboratory for Integrative Medicine to bring new technologies and practices for the development of treatments that combine western and Chinese medicine.


University of Cambridge, UK

The links between CUHK and the University of Cambridge date back to the late 1990s. There have been partnerships in place for multi-faceted collaborations, including the Clare Hall Visiting Fellowships, Cambridge-CUHK Joint Laboratory for Bilingualism, a CUHK Fellowship in Autism Neuroscience, and cooperation in CUHK's Global Physician-Leadership Stream of the MBChB Programme.


  • To learn more about CUHK's international research collaborations, please click here.
  • To learn more about CUHK's research collaborations in the Mainland and Taiwan, please click here.