PolyU is at the 7th place on the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds “Top 50 under 50” list which ranks the world’s top 50 universities established within the last 50 years. The universities were ranked based on their academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, research citations and international student and faculty ratios.
Our latest research achievements
Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences
Since its inception in 2010, State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences has focused on organic synthesis, catalysis and chemical biology, with over 200 scientific publications, including communications, articles, reviews and more.
Partner State Key Laboratory of Ultra-Precision Machining Technology
SKLUMT is the partner laboratory with the State Key Laboratory of Precious Measurement Technology and Instruments in Tianjin University and Tsinghua University. The laboratory undertakes research into ultraprecision machining technologies and nano-surface metrology with aims to enhance the capability of Hong Kong and Mainland China in design, fabrication and measurement of advanced optics and critical precision components.
Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development
RISUD aims to develop innovative solutions for sustainable high-density cities by capitalizing on the living laboratory of Hong Kong's urban environment and the multidisciplinary expertise of PolyU through major multi-disciplinary projects.
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile and Apparel
Established in 2006, HKRITA is funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR Government and hosted by PolyU. HKRITA provides one-stop services for applied research, technology transfer and commercialisation.
PolyU Faculty and School Research Centres and Laboratories.
With a strategic emphasis on applied research, PolyU is passionate about interdisciplinary research. PolyU has over 80 Partner State Key Laboratories, research institutes and research centres.