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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My passion is developing an academic environment where internationally excellent research can flourish. Our laboratory facilities rival those anywhere in the world.

Professor David O'Connor 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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