Thursday, August 10, 2023

MAHE And China Medical University, Taiwan, Join Hands To Foster Academic And Research Collaboration

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and China Medical University, Taiwan, have taken a momentous step towards strengthening academic and research ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing ceremony took place on August 3, 2023, at Manipal, with distinguished representatives from both institutions present to mark this historic occasion.

Initiated and nurtured by the efforts of Dr Nirmal Mazumder, Assistant Professor at Manipal School of Life Sciences (MSLS) and Dr Fu-Jen Kao, Professor at National Yang-Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, with the support of Dr K.K. Mahato (Head, Department of Biophysics, MSLS) and Dr Satish Rao B.S. (Director-Research MAHE and Director, MSLS), the MoU, signed by Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M.D. Venkatesh, Vice-Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, and Dr. Guan-Yu Zhuo, Associate Professor at China Medical University, Taiwan, aims to establish a robust framework for collaborative research programs between the two esteemed institutions. As a recognized "Institution of Eminence" by the Government of India, Manipal-based MAHE has earned a reputation as a leading academic and research institution, imparting high-quality education across various disciplines.

China Medical University, Taiwan, is renowned as a world-class institution offering students a comprehensive, interdisciplinary education with a global perspective. The collaboration between these two distinguished institutions is poised to create significant advancements in the realms of academia and research, especially in the area of biophysics and life sciences.

Speaking at the ceremony, Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M.D. Venkatesh, Vice-Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education emphasized MAHE's commitment to nurturing global citizens through structured academic programs. He expressed his enthusiasm for this collaboration, believing it would pave the way for innovative research endeavours that address pressing social needs and lauded the efforts of the team at MSLS involved in nurturing this collaboration. Dr. Guan-Yu Zhuo echoed these sentiments, attributing the success of this collaboration to the dedicated efforts of students and faculty from both institutions. With their support, he envisioned a promising future for joint research initiatives that would make a positive impact on society.

This partnership opens doors to a wealth of opportunities for faculty, researchers, and students from both institutions to engage in meaningful knowledge exchange and research-driven projects. The collaborative efforts will undoubtedly enhance cross-cultural understanding and contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

As this MoU marks the beginning of an exciting journey for MAHE and China Medical University, it reaffirms their shared commitment to promoting academic excellence and creating a positive impact on global society.

The signing ceremony was graced by the esteemed presence of Dr. Fu-Jen Kao, Professor at National Yang-Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, along with other key officials from both MAHE and China Medical University. Dr. Sharath K. Rao, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) at MAHE, and Dr. Karunakar Kotegar, Director - International Relations at MAHE, were among the representatives of the host institution.

About Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE):

MAHE is recognized as a leading quality academic and education service provider and has significantly contributed to continuously improving the standards and penetration of higher education in India. The Manipal Academy of Higher Education has, as its genesis, an enthralling story of a genius, the late Dr. T. M. A. Pai who had the vision of making society rid of the three major ills of illiteracy, ill health, and poverty. It provides a great variety of graduate and postgraduate skill enhancement educational courses covering several important disciplines like medicine, engineering, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, management, communication, life sciences, hotel administration, etc. through its 28 Professional Higher Education institutions. It has world class academic and research departments in Statistics, Commerce, Geopolitics & International Relations, European Studies, Philosophy & Humanities, Life Sciences and Biophysics, etc. Over 40,000 students from all over the world pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in diverse subjects. The finest of infrastructure facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, well-equipped laboratories, and dedicated and competent faculty have enabled MAHE to be recognized as Institution of Eminence status by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The University has two off-campus centres, one each at Mangalore and Bangalore, one Medical College with TATA Group at Jamshedpur and two off-shore campuses, one in Dubai (UAE) and the other in Melaka (Malaysia).

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About China Medical University, Taiwan:

China Medical University, Taiwan, is a world-class institution known for providing students with a comprehensive and interdisciplinary education with a global perspective. With a commitment to excellence in research and education, China Medical University aims to foster a rich academic environment that nurtures creativity and intellectual growth.

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