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For programme details and regulations of each URIS cohort, please refer to the respective handbook or guidelines here

We encourage and give priority to cross-department and interdisciplinary research projects.
Initially, we plan to have a yearly quota of 100 new projects. We may slightly adjust this number if the response is very positive.
Group projects on the same research topic are allowed but each student should work on a different research problem and submit a separate individual application and proposal. The chief supervisor should indicate the applications as group research project. Each application is accessed individually by the selection panel. 
Yes. For two-year URIS programme, students proceeding to Year 2 and Year 3 of a 5-year programme are eligible for application.  
The URIS research project can be a precursor of FYP or Capstone project. However, students must declare the originality of the URIS research work and no plagiarized contents in the URIS reports.  
URIS Scholarship is for undergraduate students. However, supervisors may invite graduate students to guide the students in the process.
An approved project will be evaluated by the chief supervisor and DRC. The main criteria are objective archieved, quality of the research activities undertaken, research outputs, as well as learning experiences of the students.
URIS scholarship HK$10,000 per year, subject to the satisfactory assessment outcome of the respective reporting period.

Students are given priority to admit to CURI RC throughout the whole URIS programme, subject to satisfactory progress assessment outcome. Students are required to reside in CURI RC throughout the programme unless a discretionary exemption applies. If students have received multiple hall offers, the students are mandated to reside in the CURI RC. 

Regarding hall application, you may refer to the SAO's website

Only students admitted to two-year URIS programme are allowed. Students must submit a declaration letter to CURI administration prior to the departure, indicating commitment to continue all URIS research activities abroad without progress delay. Chief supervisors must provide written approval and consent for remote supervision in the letter. In addition, students may be required to attend make-up sessions to fulfill the CURI Workshop and Seminar requirements.

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