QAU, Murdoch University Develop Cooperative Research in Agriculture and Environmental Health

2017-11-15 08:40            

During November 12-13, David Morrison, Acting President of Australia’s Murdoch University led a delegation of four visited Qingdao Agricultural University (QAU). Song Xiyun, President of QAU and Vice Presidents Yuan Yongbing, Gu Weidong met with the guests. Wan Fanghao, a Visiting Professor and Taishan Scholar Distinguished Professor of QAU, chief scientist of the Innovative Engineering Biological Invasion Innovation Team of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, participated in the talk.

On November 12, President Song Xiyun held talks with the visiting guests at No.1 Meeting Hall of the Academic Hall. President Song expressed warm welcome to David Morrison and other guests. He provided a detailed introduction of QAU’s overall development situation and the various achievements accomplished in the past year. David Morrison extended thanks for the warmth and hospitality received in QAU, introduced the development situation of Murdoch University and expressed hopes that both universities should enhance productive international cooperation and exchange to achieve mutual development. Both sides exchanged views on further cooperation between the two schools.

After the talk, Vice Presidents Yuan Yongbing and Gu Weidong attended the seminar on joint doctoral training program, China-Australia Joint Research Center for Agricultural and Environmental Health and Chinese-Foreign Cooperative Educational Projects. On the morning of the 13th, both sides signed the Agreement on China-Australia Joint Research Center for Agricultural and Environmental Health, which will conduct cooperative research on the important issues in the fields of agriculture and environmental health in both countries.

QAU started to cooperate with Murdoch University, Australia, in May, 2017, and have had in-depth exchanges in the areas such as signing memorandum of cooperation, co-building several specialized Sino-foreign cooperative educational institutions, developing joint doctoral training program, co-building joint research center etc. and have obtained fruitful achievements.



Translated by Liu Yongli

Proofread by Ding Shuting

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