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  1. Nobel Prize winners to speak at CUHK

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong The Chinese University of Hong Kong is dishing out tickets to the public for three lectures that will be delivered by Nobel Prize winners in economics on Wednesday. The speakers are: Robert Mundell, who won the prize in 1999; Thomas Schelling, winner in 2005; and last year's laureate Edmund Phelps. Tickets will be available at the university's School ...


    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... produced 13 Nobel Prize winners, mostly for economic sciences. It has produced two peace laureates and the literature laureates Bertrand Russell and George Bernard Shaw. Other luminaries who ... of excellence Engineering, law, medicine With 80 laureates to its credit, the University of Cambridge has more Nobel Prize winners than any other institution in the world. As an indication ...

  3. Australian spirit of learning

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... technology, and the discovery of penicillin. Having also educated 11 Nobel Prize winners over the past century, in the fields of medicine, science and literature, it is easy to understand why ...

  4. school news

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... They visited the lily ponds at Loke Yew Hall and saw the statue of Professor Charles Kao Kuen, joint winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physics for his work in fibre optics. At Chinese University, ... to announcements and said their prayers. A daily 20-minute reading period allowed students to improve their English skills. In the English literature class, the teacher read chapters from Lord ...

  5. In search of excellence

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... objective, as it is based on more quantitative criteria, such as the number of Nobel Prize or Fields Medal winners among faculty and alumni; citations of articles written by faculty; and the number ... and 'narrative imagination', of which the study of literature is key. But can we blame our universities for being narrow, when teaching literature, whether classical Chinese or western, ...

  6. A year in the life

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MARCH: Charles Kao Kuen, the 2009 Nobel Prize winner for physics, and his wife Gwen at the 'CUHK Walkathon- Walk with Charles Kao'. MARCH: Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice delivers a lecture to Chinese University students about the 'Future of Asia'. JUNE: CUHK students enjoy a tour during their internship in New York. JULY: Over 800 lecturers, ...

  7. Asian tertiary institutes take on the heavyweights

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... dominated by top universities in Britain and the United States. Researchers from Cambridge, Oxford and Ivy League institutions in the US have won Nobel prizes and conducted lectures around ... for nurturing business, political and academic leaders. It has produced 25 British prime ministers, 86 archbishops, 18 cardinals and 56 Nobel Prize winners. Its renowned alumni include media magnate ...

  8. Class Notes

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but will now be broadcast on ATV World. They will feature topics ranging from arts and science to child development and business administration. Nobel tribute to be unveiled The Chinese University of Hong Kong is today unveiling a bronze statue of Yang Chen-ning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Professor Yang receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics. He shared the award with Chinese ...


    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... six Nobel Prize winners, more than any other Canadian university. According to the United Nations, Toronto is the world's most ethnically diverse city. University of British Columbia (46) ... more US patents than the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. It has two Nobel Prize winners to its credit. A second campus, in the Okanagan Valley, opens this year ...

  10. Jiao Tong list ranks three HK universities in top 100

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Geoffrey Maslen

    ... by numerical indicators of research performance such as publications, citations and Nobel prizes. 'Jiao Tong focused on research because there are no standard comparative measures of teaching, ... found a place in the engineering field, where HKUST was ranked 37th, CityU 51st and CUHK 77th. Jiao Tong says the ranking for the five fields includes every institution that has any Nobel ...




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