On the afternoon of April 30, a delegation of Monash University, Australia, headed by Professor John Carroll, Director of the Biomedical Discovery Institute (BDI) and Dean of the School of Biomedical Sciences, and Dr. Qu Yue, ARC Super Science Research Fellow at the Department of Microbiology, visited our school. President Lu Fan and Vice President JinShengwei met with the delegation and held talks on cooperation with the delegation members. Relevant officials from the Office of Science and Technology, the Graduate School, School of Laboratory Science and Life Science, and the School of the 2nd Clinical Medical Sciences attended the meeting.
President Lu Fan, on behalf of the school, extended a warm welcome to the delegation led by Prof. John Carroll. She expected the two sidesto further expand the scope of cooperation and deepen cooperation on the existing basis to provide more opportunities for teachers and studentsto communicate and exchange by jointly building the platform for cooperation in biomedical research, carrying out the joint training of doctoral students, short/long term student exchange programs, and jointly holding international academic conferences.
The delegation also visited affiliated hospitals, the newly built research building and the Life and Health Town of Ouhai District in Wenzhou. During the visit, delegation members expressed appreciation for WMU’s achievements in academic and scientific research.
A WMU delegation led by President Lu Fan visited Monash University this February. During the visit, the two universities signed an agreement on the standardized training of general practitioners and held talks on cooperation in faculty exchange, joint doctoral degree program, research collaboration and joint organization of international academic conferences. According to Prof. John Carroll, the delegation’s visit helped deepening his understanding of WMU. He looked forward to the full cooperation between the two universities and the early establishment of the joint scientific research platform.
Affiliated to the School of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, BDI having more than 120 internationally renowned research groupsis one of the largest and top biomedical research centers in Australia dedicatedto exploring and innovating research to improve the quality of human life. Its scientists have discovered and solved the most important research issues in the field of biomedicine in the world. It has a strong international network of cooperation and the world’s leading research infrastructure. Its research results have been put in usein the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.