Monthly Archives: October 2015

Astronomy: deep insights, deeper impact

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An informal science lecture in Shanghai, organized by the Netherlands Office for Science and Technology, took place in June. Professors Röttgering (Leiden) and An Tao (Shanghai) inspired an audience of ca. 25 with insights in the field of astronomy.

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In June 2015, professor Huub Röttgering from Leiden University visited professors Hong Xiaoyu and An Tao of the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Röttgering is the director of the Leiden Observatory, one of the largest … Read more

Research Intelligence points at Asia Pacific

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The Elsevier group, Times Higher Education and Fudan University hosted an international conference on research intelligence in Shanghai. University rankings were vigorously discussed.

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On June 11 2015, the Times Higher Education (THE) launched this years’ Asia University Ranking. On the same day, the Elsevier group, THE and Fudan University hosted an international conference on research intelligence. This event was attended by approximately 200 researchers, university management seniors and academic librarians from regions throughout Asia Pacific.

Every year, university … Read more