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Lord & Lady Bates steps out on ‘Walk of Friendship’

2019-08-21

On the morning of August 19, the launching ceremony of Lord & Lady Bates’s ‘Walk of Friendship’ was held on Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University. The 1-month “Walk of Friendship” will start in Hangzhou and end in Wenzhou with the aim of fundraising for charities. WU Jing, vice chairman of Zhejiang Provincial Committee of the CPPCC, and REN Shaobo, Secretary of the Communist Party Committee ...

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Professor CHEN Liu receives the 2019 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics

2019-08-20

On August 16, the Association of Asia-Pacific Physical Societies announced that Prof. CHEN Liu from Zhejiang University/the University of California at Irving and Prof. Kazunari Shibata from Kyoto University are selected as the 2019 Laureates of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics, which is awarded to scientists who have made seminal/pioneering contributions in the field of pla...

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ZJU MPA Program earns NASPAA accreditation

2019-08-14

On July 31, the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) announced that its Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA) has accredited five new programs from China, the United States, and Vietnam. The Master of Public Affair at Zhejiang University becomes one of the members in the NASPAA accredited community. It receives a seven-year accreditation decision ...

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Prof. KAN Yue elected as governing board member of ICUA

2019-08-12

On July 30-31, the 1st Meeting of the Governing Board of the International Center for UNESCO ASPnet (ICUA) was held in Sanya City, Hainan Province. Prof. KAN Yue with the College of Education at Zhejiang University was appointed as a governing board member of ICUA at the meeting. Other members included Ms. Sabine Detzel (ASPnet International Coordinator), Mr. QIN Changwei (Secretary-General f...

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The 4th Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summer Program held in Hangzhou

2019-08-12

“The best thing of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summer Program is that I have a chance to put my knowledge learnt from school into practice by participating in the operation of ancompany,” said ZHU Zhenghao, an economics student at Taiwan Chengchi University.Aiming to share entrepreneurial opportunities and facilitate the communication of students from Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Ta...

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Physicists set new record with entanglement of atomic Schrödinger cat states of up to 20 superconducting qubits

2019-08-10

Physicists have experimentally demonstrated quantum entanglement with 20 qubits on a superconducting circuit, surpassing the previous record of 12 entangled superconducting qubits. Lead researcher WANG Haohua and co-workers at Zhejiang University, the CAS Institute of Physics, the CAS Institute of Automation and Beijing Computational Science Research Center, have published a paper on their wo...

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ZJU kicks off #HelloBRI short video contest

2019-08-09

Hi ZJUers and our friends around the world!  Ready your phones, GoPros, and cameras for our #HelloBRI video contest! We challenge you to best showcase your country/region — everything from food, scenery spots to local culture, anything you think it is worth to share!  Amaze us with your widely creative video. Learn more about the rules, criteria, & prizes at http://1t.click/7FmImport...

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"Feel, Learn and Think" with the 8th Idea Explorer Summer Camp

2019-08-08

“The world of future cannot be understood without understanding China. If you want to understand China within a short period of time, this is the program for you,” said a participant at the closing day of ZJU’s 8th Idea Explorer Summer Camp. “In the past three weeks, I got an insider’s perspective of how to do business in China. This is a fantastic experience.”  Centered on the the...

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ZJUers win 4 gold and 4 silver medals at 11th Chinese Vocal Int’l Competition

2019-08-07

The 11th Chinese Vocal International Competition was held on July 26-27 in Singapore. 17 students from the Graduate Art Troupe of Zhejiang University performed spectacularly and clinched 4 gold and 4 silver medals.  The International Chinese Vocal Competition is one of the major activities at the International Chinese Arts Festival (ICAF) which is an authorized and specialized arts festi...

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ZJU’s ZHAO receives the ZwickRoell Science Award

2019-08-06

Zhejiang University’s ZHAO Yujie has been named the 2018 recipient of ZwickRoell Science Award. The accolade was created to gain new insights in the world of material sciences. ZHAO was presented at the 10th annual Academia Day with the award in Shanghai, China.Her method of in-situ voltage impedance monitoring in magnetic fields lands ZHAO the Third-place. She is the only undergraduate stud...

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Institute of Process Equipment wins 2018 Outstanding Technical Paper of ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology

2019-08-06

The 2019 ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference was held on July 14-19 in San Antonio, USA. The PVP Conference is known as an outstanding international technical forum through which participants can exchange opinions and ideas with leading experts from industry and academia, and deepen their knowledge base through exposure to diverse topics.The 2019 edition attracted 895 participants f...

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2019 IAMAS Early Career Scientist Medal awarded to a young ZJU scholar

2019-08-05

On July 10, BI Lei, a principal investigator with the School of Earth Sciences at Zhejiang University, received the 2019 IAMAS (International Association for Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences) Early Career Scientist Medal Award at the 100th IAMAS Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada in recognition of his outstanding contribution to research on light scattering by non-spherical and ...

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Enzyme-activatable polymer–drug conjugate augments tumour penetration and treatment efficacy, scientists find

2019-08-02

Anticancer nanomedicines, such as liposomal doxorubicin, are supposed to be delivered to the cytosol of cancer cells in solid tumours like a “package”. However, at present, clinically-used nanomedicines can do nothing more than reduce their side effects, thus unable to improve their therapeutic efficacy significantly. One of the major reasons is that nanomedicines fail to penetrate into every ca...

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University holds cross-Strait summer camp on Chinese martial arts

2019-07-29

More than 60 students from across the Strait participated in a summer camp on Chinese martial arts starting on July 6.Organized by ZJU, the five-day event featured thematic seminars and lectures, friendly matches and performances. It covered topics such as the spirits and values of martial arts, the standardization issue of martial arts development, and the relationship between martial arts and da...

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