E-mail to Your Friend(s)Print Friendly

CUHK–UU Joint Centre for Language, Mind and Brain Established

CUHK and Utrecht University (UU) in the Netherlands held the opening ceremony of the CUHK–UU Joint Centre for Language, Mind and Brain at CUHK on 13 March. The Joint Centre provides an international platform to promote interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research in language, mind and brain. It represents an innovative effort to synergize and combine the strengths of CUHK and UU in areas involving the biological basis of language learning and development, cognitive neuroscience, and speech-language therapy.

Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, CUHK Vice-Chancellor; Mr. Wilfred Mohr, Consul-General, Netherlands Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macao; and Mr. Vincent Piket, head of the European Union office to Hong Kong and Macau, officiated at the ceremony. The two universities also held the Symposium on the Neurogenetics of Language and Cognition on CUHK campus and at the Shenzhen Research Institute two days in a row to celebrate the launch of the Joint Centre.