Prof. Cheng Chun Leading NJUCM Delegation to Australian and New Zealand Universities to Deepen International Collaboration in Education and Research
    
From July 20 to July 26, 2019, Prof. Cheng Chun, Chair of NJUCM University Administrative Council led a delegation to visit RMIT University, University of Tasmania, Griffith University, Sydney University of Technology, West Sydney University and The University of Auckland in Australia and New Zealand. The NJUCM delegates include Prof. Hu Lihong, Dean of Graduate School, Prof. Wu Qinan, Party Dean of Pharmacy School, and Prof. Zhang Xu, Director of International Office and Dean of International Education College.

During the visit to RMIT University, Prof. Cheng Chun and the delegation paid a visit to Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute, which is jointly built by NJUCM and RMIT. In the meantime, Prof. Cheng and RMIT delegates discussed in depth about the research collaboration in the field of Chinese medicinal herbs, and the two parties completed the renewal signing of collaborative articulation program in Food Science and Technology.

Prof. Cheng Chun visiting the Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute in RMIT University

During the visit to the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Mr. John Perry, Director of Key Investment Program in the State Government of Tasmania, Mr. Warwick Clark, Director of International Relations in the Dept. of Economic Development, Prof. Natalie Brown, Chair of Academic Review Board of UTAS, and Prof. Rob Atkinson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global). At the meeting, NJUCM, Australian Education Management Group (AEMG) and UTAS jointly sighed the memorandum of “China-Australia Chinese herbal medicine industry cooperation base (Tasmania)” and held the unveiling ceremony for the base. In his address speech, Prof. Cheng expressed that the three-party base including NJUCM, AEMG and UTAS will establish joint research center and participate in the herbal planting and healthy products R&D projects. The three parties will also undertake the joint PhD students training, the joint organizing of academic forums, and joint application for Chinese and Australian research funding, which will be of important significance for global awareness of Chinese medicine.

NJUCM, AEMG and UTAS jointly signing the memorandum of “China-Australia Chinese herbal medicine industry cooperation base (Tasmania)”

NJUCM, AEMG and UTAS jointly unveiling the plate of three-party collaboration base


During the visit to Griffith University (GU), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Mr. Henry Smerdon, Chancellor, Prof. Martin Betts, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement), Prof. Andrew Smith, Pro Vice Chancellor (Sciences), and Prof. Sarah Todd, Vice President (Global), and Dr. Ronald J Quinn, Academician of Australian Science and Engineering Academy, visited the Griffith Institute of Drug Discovery, Compounds Facility and Nature Bank Reserve. The two universities reviewed the successful management of collaborative articulation program in biological pharmacy, jointly presented degree certificates to program students, and held discussion on the future collaboration in joint research and postgraduate students training.


During the visit to Sydney University of Technology (SUT), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Mr. Iain Watt, Vice President (Global) and discussed the collaboration opportunities in education, faculty and student exchange programs in the area of biological medicine, pharmacy, computer sciences, artificial intelligence, GMP etc. Accompanied by Mr. Iain Watt, Prof. Cheng Chun and NJUCM delegation visited the Super Lab facilities.  

Prof. Cheng Chun and NJUCM delegation visiting the Super Lab facilities

During the visit to the West Sydney University (WSU), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Prof. Yi-Chen Lan, Vice President (Global) and signed the articulation program agreement in computer science. The two parties reviewed the collaboration progress since the launch of Sydney Plan in 2017, discussed in detail about the joint articulation program, the faculty and student exchange program and held a complete communication in the collaboration of Chinese Medicine, public health, Chinese Medicine translation and computer sciences programs. NJUCM students sponsored by China Scholarship Council to pursue PhD training in WSU also attended the meeting.

Prof. Cheng Chun and Prof. Yi-Chen Lan signing the articulation program agreement in computer science

During the visit to The University of Auckland, Prof. Cheng Chun met with Prof. John Hosking, Dean of Faculty of Science, and Prof. John Frazer, Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, both are senior leadership members of the university. They discussed in detail about the faculty and student study aboard program, and the joint research project in the field of drug discovery and pharmacology. At the meeting, Prof. Cheng Chun signed the study aboard agreement with the University of Auckland, and visited the Brain Science Research Center and Medical Teaching Center accompanied by Prof. John Frazer. 

NJUCM and The University of Auckland signing the Study Aboard agreement

During the stay in Australia, Prof. Cheng Chun and the NJUCM delegation visited AEMG Melbourne Office, met with AEMG President Mr. Roger Li and General Director Ms. Jenny Wang, and reviewed the partnership in the field of collaborative articulation program in the lased decade. Also, Prof. Cheng Chun met with Prof. Duncan Bentley, Vice President of Swinburne University, Prof. Ian Young AO, the former President of Australian National University, and discussed the potential collaboration opportunities in joint research, education and CAP programs.

The visit of NJUCM delegation led by Prof. Cheng Chun to the esteemed universities in Australia and New Zealand with the signing of relevant agreements, has further deepened the collaboration of NJUCM and Australian universities in the area of articulation programs, junior faculty training, joint PhD education, research partnership and joint building of laboratory facilities, which is a strong push to the internationalization process of NJUCM.


 

Prof. Cheng Chun Leading NJUCM Delegation to Australian and New Zealand Universities to Deepen International Collaboration in Education and Research

From July 20 to July 26, 2019, Prof. Cheng Chun, Chair of NJUCM University Administrative Council led a delegation to visit RMIT University, University of Tasmania, Griffith University, Sydney University of Technology, West Sydney University and The University of Auckland in Australia and New Zealand. The NJUCM delegates include Prof. Hu Lihong, Dean of Graduate School, Prof. Wu Qinan, Party Dean of Pharmacy School, and Prof. Zhang Xu, Director of International Office and Dean of International Education College.

During the visit to RMIT University, Prof. Cheng Chun and the delegation paid a visit to Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute, which is jointly built by NJUCM and RMIT. In the meantime, Prof. Cheng and RMIT delegates discussed in depth about the research collaboration in the field of Chinese medicinal herbs, and the two parties completed the renewal signing of collaborative articulation program in Food Science and Technology.

Prof. Cheng Chun visiting the Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute in RMIT University

During the visit to the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Mr. John Perry, Director of Key Investment Program in the State Government of Tasmania, Mr. Warwick Clark, Director of International Relations in the Dept. of Economic Development, Prof. Natalie Brown, Chair of Academic Review Board of UTAS, and Prof. Rob Atkinson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global). At the meeting, NJUCM, Australian Education Management Group (AEMG) and UTAS jointly sighed the memorandum of “China-Australia Chinese herbal medicine industry cooperation base (Tasmania)” and held the unveiling ceremony for the base. In his address speech, Prof. Cheng expressed that the three-party base including NJUCM, AEMG and UTAS will establish joint research center and participate in the herbal planting and healthy products R&D projects. The three parties will also undertake the joint PhD students training, the joint organizing of academic forums, and joint application for Chinese and Australian research funding, which will be of important significance for global awareness of Chinese medicine.

NJUCM, AEMG and UTAS jointly signing the memorandum of “China-Australia Chinese herbal medicine industry cooperation base (Tasmania)”

NJUCM, AEMG and UTAS jointly unveiling the plate of three-party collaboration base


During the visit to Griffith University (GU), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Mr. Henry Smerdon, Chancellor, Prof. Martin Betts, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement), Prof. Andrew Smith, Pro Vice Chancellor (Sciences), and Prof. Sarah Todd, Vice President (Global), and Dr. Ronald J Quinn, Academician of Australian Science and Engineering Academy, visited the Griffith Institute of Drug Discovery, Compounds Facility and Nature Bank Reserve. The two universities reviewed the successful management of collaborative articulation program in biological pharmacy, jointly presented degree certificates to program students, and held discussion on the future collaboration in joint research and postgraduate students training.


During the visit to Sydney University of Technology (SUT), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Mr. Iain Watt, Vice President (Global) and discussed the collaboration opportunities in education, faculty and student exchange programs in the area of biological medicine, pharmacy, computer sciences, artificial intelligence, GMP etc. Accompanied by Mr. Iain Watt, Prof. Cheng Chun and NJUCM delegation visited the Super Lab facilities.  

Prof. Cheng Chun and NJUCM delegation visiting the Super Lab facilities

During the visit to the West Sydney University (WSU), Prof. Cheng Chun met with Prof. Yi-Chen Lan, Vice President (Global) and signed the articulation program agreement in computer science. The two parties reviewed the collaboration progress since the launch of Sydney Plan in 2017, discussed in detail about the joint articulation program, the faculty and student exchange program and held a complete communication in the collaboration of Chinese Medicine, public health, Chinese Medicine translation and computer sciences programs. NJUCM students sponsored by China Scholarship Council to pursue PhD training in WSU also attended the meeting.

Prof. Cheng Chun and Prof. Yi-Chen Lan signing the articulation program agreement in computer science

During the visit to The University of Auckland, Prof. Cheng Chun met with Prof. John Hosking, Dean of Faculty of Science, and Prof. John Frazer, Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, both are senior leadership members of the university. They discussed in detail about the faculty and student study aboard program, and the joint research project in the field of drug discovery and pharmacology. At the meeting, Prof. Cheng Chun signed the study aboard agreement with the University of Auckland, and visited the Brain Science Research Center and Medical Teaching Center accompanied by Prof. John Frazer. 

NJUCM and The University of Auckland signing the Study Aboard agreement

During the stay in Australia, Prof. Cheng Chun and the NJUCM delegation visited AEMG Melbourne Office, met with AEMG President Mr. Roger Li and General Director Ms. Jenny Wang, and reviewed the partnership in the field of collaborative articulation program in the lased decade. Also, Prof. Cheng Chun met with Prof. Duncan Bentley, Vice President of Swinburne University, Prof. Ian Young AO, the former President of Australian National University, and discussed the potential collaboration opportunities in joint research, education and CAP programs.

The visit of NJUCM delegation led by Prof. Cheng Chun to the esteemed universities in Australia and New Zealand with the signing of relevant agreements, has further deepened the collaboration of NJUCM and Australian universities in the area of articulation programs, junior faculty training, joint PhD education, research partnership and joint building of laboratory facilities, which is a strong push to the internationalization process of NJUCM.