Conference and AGM round-up
Professor John Hearn concludes his work as WUN’s Executive Director on 31 July 2018
CUHK and one of the University of Exeter launched a new HK$20m joint research centre to embark on large, impactful interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle emerging issues related to a changing environment and human health and well being.
A unique book that captures the diverse experiences of first generation higher education students and explores ways universities might better serve them was launched on May 24 at the WUN AGM.
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, currently the deputy vice-chancellor for research and internationalisation at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has been appointed by Council as the new vice-chancellor of the university with effect from 1 July 2018.
The Worldwide Universities Network Global Policy Research Group (WUN GPRG) was launched (stage 1) at Renmin University of China (RUC) on 24 March 2018 during the RUC-WUN Think Tank Conference.
International Inflammation Network announces name change
WUN-Universities are high in the ranking with no less than eight members in the Top 60. This score illustrates the fact that WUN members are committed to an international outlook in their research and in increasing the mobility of their staff and students.
WUN member, The University of Bergen (UiB), will be climate-neutral by 2030 thanks to a commitment to sustainability announced at the first SDG Conference Bergen held in February 2018.
University of Leeds one of the most international universities in the world.