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A fast online AI-driven COVID-19 diagnostic system with chest CT scans The University of Hong Kong (HKU) was ranked 22nd among the top 1,000 global universities in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2021. HKU was ranked No.2 worldwide and No.1 in Asia based on research contributions from the top 4 actuarial journals


JUN 12, 2020
Warmest congratulations to our staff members Dr YK Chung, Dr CW Kwan, Ms Ada Lai and Ms Irene Cheung on receiving the 15, 25, 35, or 40 years’ Long Service Award this year.


JUN 3, 2020
HKU statisticians develop online diagnostic system for screening COVID-19 with AI technologies based on chest CT dataset.


JUN 1, 2020
Congratulations to our PhD candidates, Mr ZHANG Chenyang and Mr JIN Huaqing on receiving the finalist award of the SCT Thomas Chalmers Student Scholarship by the Society for Clinical Trials, and Miss LU Kexin on receiving the HKU Presidential PhD Scholarship. For the recent awards of our RPGs, please click HERE.


MAR 20, 2020
MDASC is one of the listed eligible programmes in the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme sponsored by UGC. Selected Fellowship Students can receive HK$120,000 of subsidy.  

Job Opening

NOV 24, 2020
Senior Executive Assistant/Executive Assistant (at the rank of Clerk I/II) (Ref.: 502745)


NOV 6, 2020
HKU "Hong Kong Scholars" Professoriate Cluster Recruitment (Data Science and/or Big Data Related fields) for the Institute of Data Science (10 or more posts) (Ref.: 502558)


SEP 8, 2020
Tenure-track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence. (3 posts) (Ref.: 502068)


JUL 10, 2020
Postdoctoral / Research Assistant positions in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science.




         The HKU Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science offers numerous Bachelor, full-time/part-time Taught Master, and Research Postgraduate programmes.

To support outstanding students to pursue studies of their respective fields, we provide various scholarships, such as Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Actuarial Science, Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Statistics, Saw Swee Hock Statistics Scholarship, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SAAS) Scholarships, etc.

BSc(Actuarial Science)       BASc(Applied AI)
BSc (Major in Decision Analytics)
BSc (Major in Risk Management)
BSc (Major in Statistics)       Master of Data Science
Master of Statistics       MPhil       PhD

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