The Chinese University of Hong Kong
學術交流處(中國事務)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Nov 04, 2010 Volume 49
Office of Academic Links(China)
CUHK Vice-Chancellor Leads Delegation to Taiwan

Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), led a delegation to Taiwan on 1 and 2 November with an aim to strengthening ties and fostering academic collaboration with partner institutions in Taiwan. Several agreements were concluded during the visit. Professor Sung also officiated at the plaque-unveiling ceremony of the Collaborative Clinical Research Centre jointly established by CUHK and Taiwan University (NTU).

During the visit, Prof. Joseph Sung expressed that CUHK is actively building a closer tie with Taiwan.  The visit has consolidated the existing collaborative efforts of CUHK in Taiwan, particularly in terms of student interflow, academic exchange and research collaborations.

 

The delegation, comprising Professor Sung, Prof. Jack Cheng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Prof. Hsiung Ping-chen, Dean of Arts; Prof. Wong Ching-ping, Dean of Engineering; Prof. Fok Tai-fai, Dean of Medicine; Prof. Paul Lee, Dean of Social Science, and Prof. Francis Chan, Associate Dean of Medicine, visited Taiwan Cheng Kung University, Taiwan Cheng Chi University, Taiwan NSC, NTU and Taiwan Central University. They met with Prof. Lai Ming-Chiao, President of Cheng Kung University; Prof. Wu Se-Hwa, President of Taiwan Cheng Chi University; Prof. Lee Luo-Chuang, Minister of Taiwan NSC; Prof. Lee Si-Chen, President of NTU; and Prof. Chiang Wei-ling, President of Taiwan Central University to discuss the latest development of different academic disciplines, their respective academic strengths, as well as collaboration opportunities for research and academic exchange.

 

An MOU signing and plaque-unveiling ceremony of the NTU-CUHK Collaborative Clinical Research Centre was held at NTU during the visit. As the University's first joint research centre with the higher education sector in Taiwan, the Centre aims to strengthen medical collaboration between the two universities, conduct innovative clinical research, organize academic exchange activities with renowned scholars and institutions, as well as to establish regular training programmes for research staff.  The delegation also signed collaboration agreements with Taiwan Cheng Kung University and Taiwan Cheng Chi University to facilitate research and academic exchanges.

MOU signing and plaque-unveiling ceremony of the NTU-CUHK Collaborative Clinical Research Centre. (From left) Prof. Chen Ming-Fong, Superintendent, Taiwan University Hospital; Prof. Yang Pan-Chyr, Dean, College of Medicine, Taiwan University; Prof. Lee Si-Chen, President of NTU; Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; and Prof. Fok Tai-fai, Dean of Medicine, CUHK

Prof. Joseph Sung (left), VC of CUHK meets with Prof. Prof. Lee Luo-Chuang (right), Minister of NSC.

Taiwan Cheng Kung University and CUHK establish agreement on academic collaboration and student exchange

CUHK delegation signs collaboration agreement with Taiwan Cheng Chi University. They also meet its President Prof. Wu Se-Hwa (front row, 4th from right)

CUHK delegation visits Taiwan Central University and meets its President Prof. Chiang Wei-ling (5th from left)

 
 
:: Back to This Issue
:: CUHK Vice-Chancellor Leads Delegation to Taiwan
:: Director of the Chinese Astronauts Research and Training Center Visits CUHK
:: 2010 Academic Symposium on Developmental Studies in Health and Diseases co-organized with NSFC
:: 2010 Meeting of the Association of University Presidents of China and Presidents' Forum
:: The 12th Higher Education Management Training Programme in Tsinghua University
:: The Latest Academic Exchange Agreements


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