SED thanks Task Force on Review of Research Policy and Funding for its report

     The Secretary for Education, Mr Kevin Yeung, has given thanks to the Task Force on Review of Research Policy and Funding, which submitted its Review Report today (September 11), for its significant contribution to the sustainable development of research work in the higher education sector.

     Mr Yeung said, "I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to the Chairman of the Task Force, Professor Tsui Lap-chee, and all of its members for their hard work and contribution. In less than a year since its inception last October, the Task Force has done considerable work to look into and discuss, in great depth, various issues of concern in the research work of the higher education sector.

     "The Task Force has laid an even more solid foundation for research work of the higher education sector to enhance the research standard, which helps enhance Hong Kong's competitiveness in the long run by promoting the vibrant development of industries and innovation in technology. I am pleased to learn that the Task Force has earlier on consulted different stakeholders about its recommendations and has taken into account all the views and feedback received. The Government will study the Report in detail and take follow-up action and implement the related policies."

    The full Report is available at the University Grants Committee's website (

Ends/Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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