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2020.0311

Education of NTNU at 31st in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 was announced by Quacquarelli Symonds on March 5th. Three subjects from NTNU are within top 100 of the world, they are Library and Information Management, ranked at 50th, Education ranked at 31st and linguistics, ranked at 51~100. This is an embodiment of NTNU’s work on Internationalization and cross disciplinary collaboration. Traditional subject is reinforced with latest technology, making NTNU full of academic energy.
2020.0309

Invasion of exotic plants driven by socioeconomic change elevates disease risks

Invasive plants can not only interfere with the recovery of native plants, but also become hotbeds of arthropod disease vectors. Increased number of chigger mites that can transmit deadly scrub typhus was observed under exotic plants with its invasion facilitated by industrialization, say disease ecologist Chi-Chien Kuo and colleagues from National Taiwan Normal University and Taiwan Centers for Disease Control in a new study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
2020.0204

In Response to Wuhan Conoravirus, National Taiwan University System Reopens on March 2

In response to the severely contagious coronavirus outbreak and to follow the governmental infectious disease control policy, universities of National Taiwan University System (National Taiwan Normal University, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology) agree to postpone the opening date to March 2 so that universities could implement containment measures. The regulations of courses in each university will be adjusted to protect students’ right to education.
2020.0121

Chair Professor C.-T. James Huang Granted Member of Academia Europaea

Well-known linguist C.-T. James Huang is an alumnus and chair professor at NTNU. He was granted as a member of Academia Europaea. This is a glorious moment for Prof. Huang for his contribution to modern languages and his great influence in the academic world.
2020.0121

A New Dawn for Talent Development: The Formation of the Regional University Alliance “UAiTED”

Following the intensive discussions at the consultation meetings earlier this year, the 16 leading research universities from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan have founded a strategic inter- and cross-university partnership, built on existing and potential academic collaborations. This has led to the formation of the University Alliance in Talent Education Development (UAiTED), which was launched on 16 December 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan. This alliance was initiated and supported by the Sayling Wen Cultural and Educational Foundation, with the leadership and coordinating efforts of the Chancellor of University System of Taiwan, Dr. Ovid Tzeng.