Volume 15 Issue 4 - September 17, 2010 PDF
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My recent visit of higher education institutions
in the UK
(July 13-21, 2010)

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng

Dear Colleagues and Friends:

Since the inception of Oxford University, United Kingdom has had more than eight hundred years of experiences in the development of higher education. Numerous historically famous scientists, writers and politicians have been educated by universities in the UK.

In 1991, I spent six months as a visiting scholar in the Cavendish Laboratories at University of Cambridge, …

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University of Edinburgh :
Visit by Taiwan Top Universities R&D Delegation

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng

Taiwanese delegation of Research and Development from seven top universities arrived at University of Edinburgh (http://www.ed.ac.uk/home) at around 2pm on July 16, 2010 by a bus departing from University of Glasgow and was greeted by Professor Stephen Hillier, Vice Principal International. University Edinburgh was established in 1583 with 27,000 students, among them 7,000 are from 140 foreign countries. …

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University of Glasgow :
Visit by Taiwan Top University R&D Delegation

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng

In the morning on July 16, 2010 a delegation of R&D leaders from seven top universities in Taiwan arrived at University of Glasgow for an official visit with a mission to promote Taiwan-UK collaboration. We were received by a strong delegation of University of Glasgow with an impressive warm hospitality. The meeting last until past a working lunch before the Taiwan delegation left for visiting University of Edinburgh in the afternoon. …

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University of Southampton :
Visit by Taiwan Top Universities R&D Delegation

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng

The Taiwan delegation of R&D Leaders from seven top universities arrived at University of Southampton at around 10am on July 19, 2010 for an official visit. University of Southampton is about one and half hours away from London by bus. By the appointment of President Michael Lai, I joined the Taiwan R&D Delegation in representation of NCKU. It was a shining day with blue sky and comfortable temperature when University of Southampton was busy with summer graduation. …

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University of Bath :
Visit by Taiwan Top University R&D Delegation

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng

Taiwan top university R&D delegation led by President S.C. Lee of NTU arrived at City of Bath around noon time on July 13, 2010. Bath is a historical city famous for its Roman spa of natural warm spring water at a constant temperature of about 46˚C and containing special minerals that are thought to be good for curing certain diseases. Universities UK Office arranged for …

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