24 May 2021

CUHK Research Performances Recognised by RAE 2020

24 May 2021

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is pleased to learn that in the results of the “Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2020” announced by the University Grants Committee (UGC) today (May 24), the research performances of many disciplines were judged as being of “world leading / internationally excellent” standard, including engineering and technology, arts and humanities, social sciences, education, life and physical sciences, clinical medicine, business and economics, legal studies, etc. The achievements by CUHK scholars and researchers have been assessed based on the three elements of the overall quality profiles: research output, research impact and research environment. The results are encouraging.

“In the CUHK Strategic Plan 2021-2025, we have set very clear targets and goals for research excellence with purpose and responsibility. The RAE results will serve as a useful guide for our action plans in the coming years,” said Professor Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK.

As a comprehensive research university, CUHK supports and encourages academic staff to carry out cutting-edge research, and to apply the research outcomes to society and benefit mankind through knowledge transfer.