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Fudan receives RMB200m (US$28m) for Talent Recruiting

TAN Ruqing, Deputy President of Longman Baili, a chemical company in Henan, provided the funds to attract talent in New Materials Science. TAN graduated from Fudan in 1984 with a major in chemistry. Longman Baili is the largest titanium manufacturer in Asia as well as the fourth largest in the world ...
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Philanthropy Institute established in Zhejiang

Zhejiang Gongshang (Industry and Commerce) University (ZJSU) received RMB350m (USD55m) from Zhongjing Xinhua Capital Management company (ZXCM) with the objective of establishing a philanthropy institute to offer Bachelor and Master degrees, even PhDs in philanthropy. The donation was made by the President of ZXCM GAO Yang, an Austrian citizen and son of a 1959 ZJSU graduate. Shandong Industry and Commerce ...
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CAS Member Appointed as GTIIT’s 3rd President

GONG Xingao, a former Fudan professor in Computer Science and current member of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), an acclaimed scientist in computational condensed matter physics, was formally appointed as the President of Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) in April this year. Gong is the 3rd President of GTIIT’s 5-year history. GTIIT’s first President LI Jiange was extremely ...
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Mainland-Macao Nursing Collaborations

Peking University Medical School signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Macao Polytechnic University on academic collaborations in Nursing and to establish the Nursing Academy. Macao Polytechnic's Nursing degree has thus far only been active for 5 years. Peking University refers to this collaboration as enhancing the Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Greater Bay Region in order to ‘meet the strategic ...
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MOE Approves 51 New Joint Programs

MOE approved 51 approved joint programs in its first batch of biannual approvals. Five of the programs are at postgraduate level (PG), the rest are undergraduate (UG). Half of the programs are STEM courses including Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, IT, Material Science, Manufacturing and Automation. The other half is spread across many disciplines: three are medical and nursing programs including ...
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R&D: Chinese Inhaled Vaccine Completed Clinical Trials

In early June epidemiologist Dr CHEN Wei, China's anti-bioweapon Chief Advisor, announced that an inhaled vaccine created jointly by her team and CanSino Bioglicis Inc. had completed clinical trials and was in the process of applying to China's National Medical Products Administration to qualify for emergency use. The inhaled vaccine will no longer require cold storage, liquid bottles, or needle ...
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