The Institute for Research in OPen and INnovative Education (IROPINE) promotes and conducts research in emerging topics, practices, technologies, and systems that make an impact on educators and learners. IROPINE brings together global experts and helps advance the Open University of Hong Kong's mission to make flexible and quality education available to all.
At the Centre for Research in Distance and Adult Learning (CRIDAL), the University already supported and carried out research in related fields since 1997. The Centre was transformed as the University Research Centre (URC) in 2012. Related research has been supported or conducted by the Centre.
Projects related to the six focused research areas of IROPINE are listed in the respective pages. Past projects conducted by CRIDAL and URC in the past are in this list of past projects.