Collaboration with Chinese research partners
Dr Jacqueline You from the School for Business and Society, University of York, visited two collaborator universities, Tsinghua University and Fudan University, for activity around resilience, crisis and disaster management.
Dr Jacqueline You's invited visit, hosted by the Centre for Crisis Management Research (CCMR), Tsinghua University, included seminars, and meetings with researchers and scholars on Resilience, Crisis, and Disaster Management through a Conference and Summer School platform.
Professor Xue (Lan), a Cheung Kong Chair Distinguished Professor and Dean of Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University, delivered the welcome speech of a week-long summer school, and reflected on the past decade of progress involving disciplines from Science and Technology to the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Dr You delivered a Masterclass on organisational resilience and received a conference award in recognition of her excellence in reviewing and mentoring.
Following the Beijing Tsinghua University event, Dr You visited Fudan University in Shanghai, meeting scholars and researchers in the School of International Relations and Public Affairs for knowledge exchanges.
This visit marks ongoing activity between the School for Business and Society and leading Chinese partners. Professor Lu from Tsinghua University visited in July under our intentional partnership scheme, hosted by Dr You and Professor Neil Lunt, Associate Dean for Internationalisation.
In 2023, Tsinghua University ranked 14th and Fundan University ranked 34th in the QS Rankings.