collaborative activities

CUHK-UMCU Workshop 10-11 Jan 2019

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Mini-symposium

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Interactive Discussion

Lunch hosted by Prof. Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor & President

Hong Kong Children's Hospital Visit

Research

               The Joint Research Laboratory will focus on RSV and RV research by the use of ex vivo respiratory organ cultures and the 3D human airway spheroid model system. The CUHK Department of Paediatrics will undertake collaborative research in these areas with national and international partners. The Parties will apply for research grants from Hong Kong, China, the Netherlands, and the European Union to support projects undertaken by the Joint Research Laboratory.

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               Under the Joint Research Laboratory, there will be a respiratory epithelial cells Core housed in CUHK Department of Paediatrics and it will support cross-department, cross-faculty and interdisciplinary collaboration in respiratory research, fostering academic exchanges on and between the Parties.

Visiting staff & Research students

               Visiting Academic Staff:

             Either Party may invite faculty members of the other institution for the purpose of lecturing or consultation for a specified period of time, subject to the approval of the home institution. In such cases the host institution may make appropriate funding arrangements agreed to in advance.

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               Visiting Research Fellows:

 

              Either Party may nominate one or more of its research fellow (including Research Associate, Post-doctoral fellow) to visit the other institution for the purpose of advanced study or research, subject to the approval of the host institution. In such cases the home institution may provide the research fellow with salary based on the home institution’s regulations. The host institution will provide institutional courtesies, library and research facilities and an appropriate academic standing.

               Visiting Research Students:

   

               Either Party may nominate one or more of its research student to visit the other institution for the purpose of advanced study or research, subject to the approval of the host institution. In such cases the home institution may provide the research student with studentship based on the home institution’s regulations. The host institution will provide institutional courtesies, library and research facilities and an appropriate academic standing.