Beijing, 19th July 2018 (BISTU)— The morning of 18th July 2018 witnesses signing ceremony for cooperation among universities in Beijing held at Beijing Conference Center. The Ceremony is attended by 180 secretaries general of CPC Committee of universities, presidents, and vice presidents for academic affairs as well as directors general of relating municipal commissions. Li Keqing, member of CPC Beijing Municipal Standing Committee and Secretary General of Education Working Committee of CPC Beijing Municipal Standing Committee, addresses to the Ceremony which is hosted by Vice Mayor Wang Ning of Beijing Municipality.
In his keynote speech, Lin Keqing requests all universities to enhance political awareness, attach great importance to cooperation on academic disciplinary construction, establish effective mechanisms and make feasible plans, and coordinate with disciplinary appraisal.
The Ceremony sees cooperation on academic disciplinary construction between 12 universities directly under Ministry of Education and 20 universities under direct supervision of Beijing Municipality. Cooperation between BISTU and Tsinghua University on Academic Disciplinary Construction in respect of “Instrumentation Science and Technology” is signed by President Wang Yongsheng and Chen Xu, Deputy Secretary General of CPC Tsinghua University Committee.
Sound foundation has already been laid for cooperation between BISTU and Tsinghua University in Instrumentation Science and Technology. The two institutions successively jointly establish international joint lab for advance opto-electronic technology and Beijing lab of bio-medicine detection technology and instruments. Effective cooperation also has been conducted in the area of academic research, educating postgraduate students, and joint cultivation of undergraduates. For the purpose of enhancing the cooperation, President Wang Yongsheng visits Tsinghua University on 22nd April and meets with Prof. You Zheng, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and Vice President of Tsinghua University, on cooperation on academic disciplinary construction.
Cooperation on academic disciplinary construction among universities in Beijing aims at implementing municipal policies on development of universities, reform of higher education, and promotion of quality development of universities in Beijing. It is expected to create a mutual beneficial platform for universities directly under Ministry of Education and universities under direct supervision of Beijing Municipality.
Wang Jiuhe, Executive Vice Dean of Postgraduate School, attends the Ceremony.