News file for: Peking University
EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative founded at MIT and Harvard, has expanded to Asia with the addition of six Asian institutions.
Led by Japan in first position, the Asian Tiger economies continue to make progress in the higher education sector.
A traditional Chinese pill could be a key weapon in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, a Chinese and Australian study has found.
Wang Enge, PhD ’90, a physicist and member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has succeeded outgoing President Zhou Qifeng as president of Peking University.
New research shows that the composition of a person’s gut bacteria could play an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes.
Yao Yang of Peking University writes that China needs to improve its international image as it expands its resource-acquisition activities across the world.
China is fast becoming a global leader in scientific publishing and scientific research, according to the Nature Publishing Index 2011 China published last week.
Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, researchers have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one’s cardiovascular health.
Colette Browning, Professor of Healthy Aging at Monash University, writes about the Happy Life Club, a chronic illness management system that she is leading with colleagues at Peking University.
Johns Hopkins University has launched an eight-week long China STEM program to expose American scientists to the Mandarin language and Chinese academic culture.