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PolyU named the best university for blockchain in the world

30 Sep 2022

PolyU was recently named the best university for blockchain in the world by CoinDesk’s Education Week, surpassing the second-placed National University of Singapore and the third-placed University of Zurich. Five local institutions were shortlisted this year, including The University of Hong Kong (11), City University of Hong Kong (17), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (20) and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (38).


The university league ranked the 50 top universities with the biggest impact on blockchain, screened from a sample of 240 institutions worldwide. The selection covers the scholarly, industrial and pedagogical impact of institutions on blockchain, including the number and influence of their research publications, the number of courses, degrees, conferences, clubs and industry partnerships or grants, graduates employment, reputation and other measurements.  According to CoinDesk’s analysts, PolyU scholars published 209 blockchain research papers, the highest volume of most cited research outputs among all institutions.


The University will continue to move forward in education, research and knowledge transfer with reference to rankings and other assessments, contributing to Hong Kong, the country and the world with outstanding scientific research.


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