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Results of the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2020 Launch of the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Applied Artificial Intelligence We are extremely excited to announce the launch of the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Applied Artificial Intelligence, which is an elite degree programme to be first offered by HKU with only 15-20 first-year places. The new degree programme emphasises the intellectual underpinning of AI applications in diverse areas, with a philosophical and ethical dimension. It aims to give students both fundamental and practical knowledge in the design and construction of intelligent systems so that they can apply their skills in a variety of career settings. 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.


JUN 9, 2022
Warmest congratulations to our staff member Professor Hailiang YANG on receiving the 25 years’ Long Service Award this year.


APR 11, 2022


MAR 30, 2022


MAR 21, 2022
【明報文章】估算染疫人數 需用正確統計方法(文:尹國聖、陳齊浩)


MAR 16, 2022
【大公報】學者觀點/香港感染人數到底有多少? (文:張志強)


MAR 14, 2022
【明報文章】尹國聖:新冠快測包 須防統計學錯誤


MAR 10, 2022
【創新科研】港大團隊研實時視頻分析應用程式 可檢測人體活動及表情


Job Opening

JUN 17, 2022
Tutor (holding the title of Instructor in Statistics) in Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science


NOV 8, 2021
Postdoctoral Position in Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science


OCT 4, 2021
Data Science and/or Big Data Related fields for the Institute of Data Science


NOV 6, 2020
Computational, Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence fields, Faculty of Science


JAN 31, 2022 RPG Research Award Workshop


         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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