To improve the University’s competitiveness in hiring new professoriate staff and to enhance our academic capacity, the University provides start-up funds to support research/teaching/professional activities of new appointees, e.g. hiring of research support staff, equipment and general expenses.
Professoriate appointees with distinguished scholastic achievements may be awarded Named Professorships with support for their appointment-related activities.
Apart from invigorating input provided by postgraduate research students, there is dedicated support from research staff appointed to various ranks such as Research Assistant, Research Associate and Postdoctoral Fellow to buttress ongoing as well as new initiatives.
Faculty members’ efforts for research excellence and quality teaching always receive the encouragement they well deserve; a few examples of sector-wide or institutional recognition are: