Back to Awards & Recognition
Internal Recognition at HKU

The University of Hong Kong provides many ways for recognising and rewarding academic staff who are exemplary in their teaching and/or scholarship. Examples of these internal recognition opportunities include:

Teaching and Research Excellence Awards Outstanding colleagues are presented annually with University teaching, research, supervision and knowledge exchange awards for excellence and impact in their fields.

Chair Professorships This title is bestowed on HKU scholars of international stature who have made a sustained and distinguished contribution to advance knowledge in their field.


Endowed Professorships Established in 2005, this is one of the most significant awards bestowed upon eminent HKU academics in support of their academic and research activities.