The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dec 05, 2009 Volume 38
Office of Academic Links(China)
The 2nd Meeting of Steering Committee on Collaboration between Sun Yat-sen University and CUHK

On 27 November, a 14-member delegation led Prof. Xu Ningsheng, Vice President of the Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) attended the 2nd meeting of Steering Committee on collaboration the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). The meeting was co-chaired by Prof. Xu Ningsheng, Vice President of SYSU and Prof. Jack Cheng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK.

The collaboration between the two universities can be traced back to 2007 when the Steering Committee on Collaboration was set up to explore areas for deep cooperation. The 1st Committee meeting was held in SYSU in 2008. Collaborations were in six areas including Oncology, Chinese Medicine, Computer Sciences, Regional History, Biochemistry and Student Affairs. At the meeting held on 27 November, members from the six areas reported the progresses of the joint projects and reviewed the possibilities to facilitate high level collaboration. The Regional History team obtained approval of funding from the University Grants Committee in the Areas of Excellence (AoE) for its project concerning historical anthropology of Chinese Society. This is the first time AoE has allocated funding to a Humanity and Social Sciences project.  A Memorandum of Understanding was signed to engineer the collaboration of this AoE project which will involve CUHK, SYSU and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Prof. Henry Wong (right, front row), Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Prof. Xu Ningsheng (left, front row), Vice President of Sun Yat-sen University sign the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the University Grants Committee Areas of Excellence Scheme Project entitled “The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society

A delegation led by Prof. Xu Ningsheng (4th from left), Vice President of the Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) attends the 2nd meeting of Steering Committee on collaboration with the Chinese University of Hong Kong

 
 
:: Back to This Issue
:: 2009 CAE Academicians Visitorship Programme cum Lecture Series by Academicians
:: 2009 Interflow Programme for Mainland Academic Links Officers in Cooperation with the Ministry of Education
:: CUHK Executive Delegation to Nanjing University
:: The 2nd Meeting of Steering Committee on Collaboration between Sun Yat-sen University and CUHK
:: President of National University of Defense Technology Visits CUHK
:: Signing of MOU between CUHK and BGI
:: Symposium on Frontiers in Epithelial Cell Biology Research 2009
:: CUHK's Latest Technological Achievements Displays in China Hi-Tech Fair
:: Forthcoming Event
:: The Latest Academic Exchange Agreements


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