Calendar 2007–08

The University 1 Part 1 organizations on a wide spectrum of research projects. They include the Chinese Traditional Ritual Music Research Programme; Comparative Studies on Economic Development and Women’s Family Status in Chinese Societies — Hong Kong Study; Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: Hong Kong and Shenzhen, Education and Work: The Efficiency of Schooling on Human Resources Development in Three Regions of China; SARS Molecular Epidemiology Research Consortium; Real-time PC-based Visualization of Chinese Visible Human (Virtual Anatomy); and Improving the Grain Quality of Super-hybrid Rice. The University is actively involved in providing training and consultancy services to governmental agencies and the business community on the mainland. Both regular and tailor-made courses are offered. In response to the rapid economic growth of the mainland and the need for high calibre business executives, the University has launched an MBA Programme in Finance in cooperation with Tsinghua University, a joint Master of Science Programme in Biotechnology and EMSc Programme in Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Tsinghua University’s Graduate School in Shenzhen, a Master of ProfessionalAccountancy Programme with the Shanghai NationalAccounting Institute, and a Master Programme in Psychology, and a Master of Accountancy Programme with Peking University. The University has also actively collaborated with the Shenzhen Municipal Government in promoting further linkages with Shenzhen in education, science research, training of talents and the establishment of the Shenzhen–Hong Kong Innovation Zone. CUHK has recently established the CAS–CUHK Shenzhen Institute ofAdvanced Integration Technology, and the CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute in Shenzhen. The University’s Beijing Liaison Office, located on the campus of Peking University, provides logistical support to exchange activities conducted by University members and helps enhance cooperation with mainland institutions. The University has embraced the ideal of a broader student mix. Since 1998, it has been recruiting outstanding mainland undergraduate students. Starting from the 2005–06 student intake, the University is the first local university to take part in the National Colleges and Universities Enrollment System, through which it can reach over nine million candidates in 21 provinces and four municipalities on the mainland. 250 mainland undergraduates have been recruited in 2007.