News in brief 30 October

10-30-2017

1From October 11 to 13, the 2017 National Province-Ministry Co-Sponsored Universities Symposium was held at Jiangsu Normal University in Xuzhou City, Jiangsu Province. Those who attended the Symposium are Wu Yan, Director of Higher Education Department, the Ministry of Education, Fan Hailin, Deputy Director of Higher Education Department, the Ministry of Education, Wang Chengbin, Deputy Director of Jiangsu Provincial Education Department, Zhang Guohua, Secretary of CPC Xuzhou Municipal Committee and over 160 leaders from the 71 Province-Ministry co-sponsored universities in China. Among the 6 speakers from the universities with special characteristics at the Symposium, President Shen Shuxing made a keynote speech titled “Having the Construction of Entrepreneuership-Innovation Demonstration Bases as an Opportunity, to Create a New Situation of Entrepreneuership-Innovation Work in All-Round Way at HEBAU”

2On the afternoon of October 16, at the invitation of the College of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and the College of Land Resources, Professor Rolf Nieder from Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany came to HEBAU for an academic report titled “Phosphorus in Agriculture – Facing Phosphorus Scarcity” at the west campus for over 100 postgraduates and relevant teachers from the College of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, the College of Land Resources, the College of Life Sciences, the College of Agronomy and so on.

3On October 17, at the invitation of the College of Animal Sciences and Technology, Research Fellow Qi Guanghai, Head of Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences came to HEBAU for an academic report titled “On Research Trends and Progress of Poultry Nutrition Regulation” for over 50 postgraduates, graduates supervisors and leaders of the College at the reporting hall of the College at the west campus of HEBAU. After the report, Qi Guanghai had a further talk with the leaders of the College and some experts of industrial and technological system.

4On October 20, Dr. Li Huihui from Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences was invited to HEBAU for an academic communication and gave a presentation titled “Using Genomics-Assisted Breeding to Unlock the Complex Genetic Architecture of Grain Yield and Disease Resistance in Wheat” for students and teachers of the College of Plant Protection.