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Research Excellence
Aspiring to be a leading, research-led, liberal arts University in Asia, HKBU is committed to conducting world-leading investigations that extend the frontiers of knowledge, tackle global challenges and benefit the community at home and abroad.
Research Excellence

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The University has state-of-the-art facilities, well-equipped laboratories and research infrastructure, world-class libraries, and well-rounded sports facilities.

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Our ground-breaking research offers solutions to real-world problems and brings impacts to our society and beyond.

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Light volleyball exercise helps improve functional fitness of older adults

Light volleyball exercise helps improve functional fitness of older adults

A research by the Department of Physical Education revealed that light volleyball exercise helps older adults improve their lower extremity muscle strength and endurance, agility/balance, aerobic endurance, upper extremity muscle strength and increase their enjoyment of physical activity.
Chinese Medicine scholars discover novel treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Chinese Medicine scholars discover novel treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

A research by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) recently discovered a novel autophagy regulator for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The research team was granted a US patent for the study, and related findings were published in the prestigious academic journal Autophagy.
HKBU scholar invented smartphonebased detection system to alert drowsy drivers

HKBU scholar invented smartphonebased detection system to alert drowsy drivers

HKBU Computer Science scholar Professor Cheung Yiu-ming and his team have developed a system that detects drowsy drivers and alerts them simply using a generic smartphone. This invention clinched two top prizes at the 45th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva in April 2017.
Novel personalised neurological disorder therapy raises hopes of Parkinson’s patients

Novel personalised neurological disorder therapy raises hopes of Parkinson’s patients