Our Research

University Research Areas

The University has outlined an overall five-year vision (2016-2020), according to which CUHK is committed to the vision of “A world-class university recognized as a center of excellence for developing cutting-edge research and emerging interdisciplinary strengths that have global impact and significant contributions to society.” Focusing on four major research areas addressing “multifaceted human and societal concerns,” CUHK aims to promote and support interdisciplinary research excellence throughout the university. These four major research areas are:

The Department of English at CUHK has made substantial contributions to all four major research areas. The Department is actively involved in a broad range of research activities that have strengthened and expanded the University’s overall five-year vision.