Trinity Fosters Academic Links with Top Chinese University
Posted on: 26 April 2012
Trinity College Dublin and one of China’s top universities, Beihang University, recently signed a strategic partnership which will enable both institutions cooperate in teaching and research, and facilitate both academic and cultural interchange.
Trinity’s Vice-Provost for Global Relations, Professor Jane Ohlmeyer and President of Beihang University, Professor Huai Jinpeng, sign MoU agreement.
The agreement will see Trinity College Dublin work closely with Beihang in the fields of nanotechnology, chemistry and physics, and will facilitate the exchange of students and researchers between the two institutions. Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to conduct their final year research project at the partner institution. Additionally, joint courses and research centres will be developed for collaborative research in priority areas including history, literature, music and the arts. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Trinity’s Vice-Provost for Global Relations, Professor Jane Ohlmeyer and President of Beihang University, Professor Huai Jinpeng.
Speaking about the strategic partnership Professor Jane Ohlmeyer said: “We are delighted to enter into this partnership with Beihang University with respect to teaching and research. It will provide a platform for joint collaborative research projects which will encourage the exchange of faculty, researchers, undergraduate and graduate students with the objective of fostering academic cooperation and collaboration between both parties.”