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.
Huge Progress in International Research, NTNU Ranked 61st at QS Asia University Rankings 2020QS University Rankings recently announced the new rankings for Asian universities for 2020. This year, NTNU moved up six places to number 61. Throughout the years, NTNU is ranked around 50~60 in Asia University rankings. The total score in 2020 is 58.4 a slight increase compared to 56.1 of 2019. Since the first year of QS Asian University Rankings, NTNU has been making some progress year by year.
The Institute for Research Excellence of NTNU to shine InternationallySince 2013, under the support of the National Science Council, we started a Institute for Research Excellence In Learning Sciences with Pennsylvania State University. In 2018, we have received the fund from the Global Taiwan of the Higher Education Sprout Project from the Ministry of Education.
Beauty of language in words, sounds, not rules: Tang Prize laureateThe beauty of language is not necessarily dictated by linguistic features but by the way words and sounds are associated, Stephen Owen, a Harvard Sinologist and a 2018 Tang Prize laureate in Sinology, said at National Taiwan Normal University on Sept. 26.