Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine partners with Westminster for anniversary event
Complementary Medicine 17 June 2015
The 60th anniversary event will involve a cultural exhibition, a range of cultural activities including classic Chinese films, Tai Chi, wellbeing demonstrations and talks, and an international scientific conference on combating antibiotic resistance using natural products in herbal medicine.
The delegation met Professor Jane Lewis, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, and Professor Annie Bligh, Head of Department of Life Sciences at Westminster and Visiting Professor at SUTCM, to discuss possibilities for cooperation between the two universities including the forthcoming Exhibition and other joint scholarly activities.
The visit came after signing a Memorandum of Understanding in 2013 supporting staff and student exchange in Chinese Medicine and Biosciences disciplines.
Professor Jane Lewis said: “We are very pleased to be working with colleagues at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine on this exciting international outreach project here at Westminster. We are looking forward to hosting a rich cultural and scientific programme to celebrate their 60th anniversary here in London.”
The senior delegation from SUTCM included:
- Mr Xinghai He, Vice President, SUTCM
- Ms Youmei Gu, Deputy Curator, Shanghai Museum of TCM, SUTCM
- Ms XiaJin, Deputy Director, Public Relations Office, SUTCM
- Ms Kun Long, Interpreter, International Office, SUTCM.
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