Annual Report 2005–06

研究 Research 41 Warwick University. The research overturned conventional explanations of the evolution of American criminal justice as propounded by leading American legal historians. The book, Jury Trials and Plea Bargaining , also published in Chinese in 2006 by the Law Press, Beijing, was considered by the British Journal of Criminology to ‘inform and inspire both current and future research’. Research Funding The University’s research infrastructure is funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) and some research projects are supported by the Research Grants Council (RGC). For the year 2005-06, over HK$112 million was awarded by the RGC to the University for conducting research, of which HK$98 million was allocated in the form of Competitive Earmarked Research Grants (CERG). The University also obtained research funding totaling HK$97 million from the Innovation and Technology Fund and HK$8 million from the Quality Education Fund. Overall, researchers continued to perform well in securing funding from the government and the private sector. In the year under review, the Research Committee disbursed a total of HK$27 million to research units. Of this, HK$14 million were in the form 中大獲研究資助局撥款金額(一九八八年至二零零六年) Research Funding from the Research Grants Council, 1988-2006 7.40 10.85 14.69 31.74 30.56 43.89 65.15 71.14 81.60 96.20 97.37 104.17 98.39 112.22 116.47 131.91 96.74 112.19 註︰ 統計數字包括中央撥款、直接資助及甄選撥款 Note: Figures include Central Allocation, Direct Grant and Earmarked Grant 的嶄新研究,並在科學期刊 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 發表。 中大法律學院和紐約大學(New York University) 的合作研究計劃,獲得美國國家科學基金會 (US National Science Foundation)、英國華咸 大學(Warwick University)的研究與創新基金及 Filomen D’Agostino 研究基金贊助。這項合作 研究計劃的結果,推翻了由美國主要的法律歷史 學家提議的美國刑法司法演變的傳統解釋。法律 學院的研究專書 Jury Trials and Plea Bargaining 於二零零六年由北京中國檢察出版社出版譯本。國 際權威法律期刊 British Journal of Criminology 稱譽這書為內容豐富並對現在及未來的研究具有 啟發性的著作。 研究經費 大學的科研基礎經費由大學教育資助委員會直接 提供,而部分的研究項目則由研究資助局(研資 局)資助。 在二零零五至零六年度,中大獲研資局撥款逾一億 一千二百萬港元,其中九千八百萬港元屬於角逐研究 88-89 89-90 90-91 91-92 92-93 93-94 94-95 95-96 96-97 97-98 98-99 99-00 00-01 01-02 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 百萬港元 HK$ million 年度 Year