Huazhong University and Birmingham plans for joint research institute

HUST and Birmingham work on plans for joint research institute  华中科技大学和伯明翰大学计划成立联合研究中心 A delegation of senior leaders from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) has visited the University of Birmingham to explore setting up a joint research institute. 华中科技大学(HUST)高层领导代表团到访伯明翰大学,探讨成立联合研究中心。 Led by HUST Vice President Professor Jianguo CHEN, delegates from the Wuhan-based university visited Birmingham to […]

Birmingham City University welcomes senior Chinese delegation

The head of China’s principal organisation for international investment has described Birmingham City University as “beautiful and impressive” following his visit earlier (Friday 20 October). Fang Qiuchen, Chairman of the China International Contractors Association (CHINA) was shown, from the fifth floor balcony of the University’s £63 million Curzon building, the site where high speed trains […]

Bradford Lord Mayor discussed beauty of his city with lecturers from China

The Lord Mayor of Bradford discussed the beauty of his city with a group of lecturers from China. Councillor Abid Hussain joined the lecturers from Shaanxi Polytechnic Institute as they celebrated the end of a three-month educational programme with Bradford College. The 10 lecturers, who specialise in areas such as engineering, computing, construction and marketing, […]

Royal visit highlights QMUL’s collaborations in China

HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, attended a ceremony to sign an agreement between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Hunan University (HNU) on 7 July, during a recent visit to the province. A highlight of the visit included an exhibition of artefacts made as part of a QMUL-HNU project […]

Birmingham and Beijing neuro experts host global conference

Experts from the University of Birmingham and Peking University hosted a international conference in Beijing that saw top researchers gather to discuss the science behind human decision making. Psychology and neuroscience researchers gathered at Peking University (PKU) to explore decision-making, confidence and the unconscious in an event that brought together cutting-edge neuroimaging, computational, behavioural and […]

A very British celebration for Bristol graduates in Beijing

Almost 400 new alumni of the University of Bristol celebrated their graduation at a British style ceremony in Beijing with a distinctly Bristol flavour. President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, Professor Hugh Brady, presented the new graduates with their degrees against a backdrop of the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Professor Brady said: “As President […]