Celebrating the Collaboration between the University of Oxford and CCOUC
Professor Emily Chan, Director of the CERT-CUHK-Oxford University Centre for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), and Mr. Marat Yu, CCOUC Training and Development Manager, were invited to participate in a celebratory event organized by the Nuffield Department of Medicine of the University of Oxford in Beijing on 14 May 2012.
陈英凝教授 (香港中文大学灾害与人道救援研究所(以下简称CCOUC)所长) 及 余俊均先生(CCOUC 培训及发展经理) 于本年五月十四日获邀参与牛津大学Nuffield医学系主办的庆典。是次活动于北京举行。
The event, entitled ‘A celebration of collaboration between the University of Oxford and China in the field of Medical Sciences’, was hosted by the Vice-Chancellor Andrew Hamilton. Prominent academics in areas including infectious disease, disaster response and primary care presented their latest research agenda and achievements to an audience of over 100 senior figures from the Chinese medical research community, government bodies and Oxford alumni.
Professor Chan presented CCOUC’s evidence-based research, education and services in disaster preparedness and response, including the Ten Village Project, disaster case studies, and the fellowship programme. Participants were enlivened by the presentation and impressed by the unique focus of CCOUC’s works as a joint specialist research centre.
The event coincided with the launching of the new office of Oxford University (Beijing) Science & Technology Company Ltd., which provides office space and services to academics across NDM including CCOUC.