We offer an intellectually exciting environment in which to conduct original research, recognising the importance of both fundamental and applied study in generating new knowledge and ways of thinking.

Innovation and impact

To drive innovation, XJTLU encourages interdisciplinary research projects that allow important problems to be tackled from a variety of directions with complementary expertise.

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Our staff are relatively young, highly research-active, with access to excellent facilities. We want to attract adventurous researchers from around the world to join us.

Doctor Fei Ma Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

PhD study

We welcome proposals for our research-based PhD programmes. Potential candidates are encouraged to align their PhD research proposals to one or more of our departments’ areas of strength.

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