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Facilities and Labs

The University has established over 50 Research Centres and Institutes to nurture excellence in a range of focus areas and to cultivate interdisciplinary research.

State Key Laboratory 

State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis (SKLEBA) was established in 2013 in partnership with State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Eco-toxicology in Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (RCEES, CAS). It is an interdisciplinary research platform focusing on three correlated fields, namely environmental science, biological science and material science.

Institute of Creativity

The Institute of Creativity is a high-powered think tank and a rich wellspring of new ideas at the University. It aims to provide a home and workplace where students, researchers and faculty members of the University can interact and exchange ideas with world-class scholars. 

Offshore Research Institutes

Research centres/institutes in specific areas

Centre for Applied Ethics Centre for Business Analytics and the Digital Economy (CBADE)
Centre for Chinese Cultural Heritage Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy (CCGFP)
Centre for Sino-Christian Studies Centre for Human Resources Strategy and Development (CHRSD)
Centre for Translation  
Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology  
Mr. Simon Suen and Mrs. Mary Suen Sino-Humanitas Institute


Chinese MedicineScience
EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research) China Centre (EQCC)

Research Institutes

Consun Chinese Medicines Research Centre for Renal Diseases (CCRD)
Hong Kong Baptist University Joint Centre for Pain Research (JCPR)
  • HKBU-RCEES Joint Institute of Environmental Sciences
Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinical Study Centre (CMCS)
Hong Kong Traditional Chinese Medicine Phenome Research Centre (HKPR)
Institute of Integrated Bioinformedicine and Translational Science (IBTS)
Institute for Precision Medicine and Innovative Drug (PMID)
Law Sau Fai Institute for Advancing Translational Medicine in Bone and Joint Diseases (TMBJ)

Research Centers

Mr. and Mrs. Ko Chi Ming Centre for Parkinson’s Disease Research (CPDR)
Research Centre for Standardization of Chinese Medicines (CSCM)
Shum Yiu Foon Shum Bik Chuen Memorial Centre for Cancer and Inflammation Research (CCIR)
  • HKBU-Durham Lanthanide Joint Research Center for Systems Medicine
  • Research and Development Centre for Natural Health Products^

Servicing Centers


* Research institutes/centers run under ICTS, which serves as an interdisciplinary research platform.

^ The center is located in Mainland China.


CommunicationSocial Sciences
AI and Media Research LabAdvanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies
Centre for Film and Moving Image Research (FMIR)Asian Energy Studies Centre
Centre for Media and Communication Research (CMCR)Centre for Child Development
Institute for Journalism and Society (IJS)Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies
 David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI)
 Centre for Geo-Computation Studies
Comparative Governance and Policy Research Centre
Modern History Research Centre
Dr. Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness
Centre for Youth Research and Practice
Centre for Health and Exercise Science Research


Visual ArtsSchool of Continuing Education
Centre for Research and Development in Visual ArtsMulti-disciplinary Research Centre
  • Active Living Lab 
  • Testing and Analytical Lab 
  • Social Science Research Lab