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Head of U Adelaide visits PUHSC

Peking University, Apr. 30, 2013: Administrators of the University of Adelaide visited Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) on April 11 to strengthen the bilateral cooperation.


Ke Yang, executive vice president of Peking University (PKU) and executive vice president of PUHSC, introduced the ongoing education reform of PUHSC to the guests – Vice-Chancellor & President Warren Bebbington, and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) Kent Anderson


The bilateral discussion


PUHSC's existing cooperation projects with the University of Adelaide include the JBI Center for Evidence-Based Nursing and a student exchange program. Besides, jointly with the China Scholarship Council (CSC), the University of Adelaide is offering postgraduate research scholarships to Chinese students, which are popular among PUHSC graduates.


President Bebbington and Professor Anderson were also shown around Peking University Third Hospital by Qiao Jie, head of the hospital.



Qiao Jie, Bebbington, and Anderson (2nd to 4th from the left)


Background Info:


The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University, or Adelaide U.) is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it is the third oldest university in Australia. It is associated with five Nobel laureates, 104 Rhodes scholars and is a member of the Group of Eight, as well as the sandstone universities.


The university has five campuses throughout the state, along with a sixth, the Ngee Ann – Adelaide Education Centre (NAAEC) in Singapore.


The university currently enrolls in excess of 25,000 students, including 5,758 international students (2009) from more than 99 countries. It has approximately 130,000 Alumni worldwide, along with 400 student exchange agreements.


The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is the international not-for-profit, research and development arm of the School of Translational Science based within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide. The Institute collaborates internationally with over 70 entities across the world.


The Institute and its collaborating entities promote and support the synthesis, transfer and utilization of evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective healthcare practices to assist in the improvement of healthcare outcomes globally.


Written by: Shi Hui
Edited by: Arthars
Source: Bynews (PUHSC)