Bulletin No. 1, 2014

50   Chinese University Bulletin No. 1, 2014 Inauguration of Archaeology Joint Research Base CUHK and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) have jointly established the CASS-CUHK Chinese Archaeology Joint Research Base, the territory’s first research unit dedicated to combining archaeological expertise from mainland China and Hong Kong as a new platform of collaboration. The research base will study early civilizations in China through a global perspective, conduct in-depth investigations of ancient cultures in Hong Kong and Macau, explore new research horizons for academic communities in Chinese archaeology, and train new archaeological professionals for Hong Kong. Prof. Zhang Jiang (left, front row), Vice President of the CASS, and Prof. Fanny M.C. Cheung (right, front row), Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, signed a collaboration agreement at its inauguration ceremony held on 19 March 2014. CUHK Collaborates with Harvard on Research and Education in Public Health Prof. Francis K.C. Chan (left), Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, CUHK and Prof. Julio Frenk (right), Dean of the Har vard School of Public Health, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for collaboration between the two institutions on 3 April 2014. This MOU is the first one signed between the two internationally renowned universities. Both institutions are committed to protecting and improving public health with the highest professional standards on education and research, and advancing the public’s health through learning, discovery, communication, and knowledge transfer. Activities and Events