WUN Season’s Greetings
WUN New Year Newsletter available online
IOM launches Migration Data Portal
First stage of ongoing progress to develop a “one-stop-shop” for international data
WUN Research Development Fund 2017 Results
The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 round of the annual Research Development Fund, marking a direct investment in international, interdisciplinary research collaboration among WUN member universities of over £130,000.
Professor Dame Jane Francis – New Chancellor of the University of Leeds
Director of the British Antarctic Survey, Professor Dame Jane Francis, has been announced as the new Chancellor of the University of Leeds.
WUN Global Africa Group secures Springer book contract
WUN Global Africa Group held an author workshop at the University of Cape Town on 2 December 2017, for their collaborative book project Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals, which includes some 53 contributing WUN co-authors. The book will be published early 2019 by Springer.
WUN welcomes new member University College Dublin
WUN welcomes UCD, one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities, currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide and home to over 33.000 students drawn from over 120 countries.
CUHK Develops First English-taught Chinese Medicine MOOC
A team from the Faculty of Medicine at CUHK has developed a Chinese medicine MOOC in English and Asia’s first Chinese medicine clinical evidence online portal which gathers studies from around the world.
CUHK Launches the World’s First Child Heritage Chinese Language Corpus
CUHK announces the launch of the world’s first Child Heritage Chinese Language Corpus and the establishment of the University of Cambridge–CUHK Joint Laboratory for Bilingualism.
WUN researcher to address International Forum on Migration Data Statistics
WUN researcher to address International Forum on Migration Data Statistics in Paris
SDG Conference Bergen Knowledge for Our Common Future
WUN member The University of Bergen is organising a major conference on the role of Norwegian universities in relation to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).