<![CDATA[NCKU News Center - NEWS]]> utf-8 2020-08-07 06:41:58 2020-08-07 06:41:58 HeimaVista.com inc <![CDATA[International Alumni from NCKU’s Department of Nursing Join Forces to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in an International Webinar]]> Thursday, July 9th saw the first Webinar held by the Association of International NCKU Nursing Alumni (AINNA) after its ...

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2020-07-24 14:16:47
<![CDATA[NCKU College of Medicine Launches Artificial Intelligence-Virtual Reality Classroom]]> On June 24th, the NCKU College of Medicine unveiled southern Taiwan’s very first virtual reality (VR) classroom. The purpose of the classroom is to use high technology to actively create an immersive teaching experience as well as improve on teaching and learning effectiveness. Human anatomy is a course that students of all departments of the medical school need to take, so this course will be given priority for VR classroom installation. Teachers and students will also be encouraged to make VR lesson plans. The College of Medicine also plans to collaborate with science and engineering departments at NCKU in the future to develop more realistic interactive VR teaching materials by leveraging artificial intelligence, developing precision medicine, and cultivating a new generation of medical talent.

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2020-07-09 08:47:59
<![CDATA[Professor Jiunn-Der Liao’s Virus Rapid Screening Test Selected for Ministry of Science Technology’s Epidemic Prevention Technology Development Program]]> COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) has spread across the entire globe, and many countries are actively working to develop rapid screening techniques. Taking a material science and engineering approach, Professor Jiunn-Der Liao from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and his team are developing nanoscale trap-based capture technology to catch antigen particles even if there is just one particle present. The test would relieve the need for repetitive nucleic acid or other serologic testing, and be able to detect the presence of the target virus simply by analyzing the chemical composition of the viral envelope. Coupled target virus with hot-spot test cluster has also been developed by Prof. Liao’s team, the viral signals can be further identified to enable detection within a minute. This screening technology was selected to be part of the Ministry of Science and Technology’s (MoST) development project for epidemic prevention technologies, and will be applied towards developing COVID-19 test pieces. The technology is expected to contribute to ongoing efforts in epidemic prevention.
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2020-07-08 18:04:57
<![CDATA[Create a Pathway for the Wind: Prof. Tzu-Ping Lin’s solution to the Urban Heat Island Effect]]> Dense concentrations of buildings in cities lead to heat retention even at night and cause an accumulation of heat in the morning. The “urban heat island effect” (UHI effect) makes cities like stew pots. With the support of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Tzu-Ping Lin, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Architecture, NCKU, leads an international interdisciplinary team dedicated to reducing the UHI effect. Prof. Lin’s team mapped high-resolution climate graphs of the major urban areas in Taiwan in Taipei, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung. These climate graphs provide precise heat spots in these cities. The team issued an essential solution to the UHI effect: Create a pathway for the wind. Based on this research, the team will cooperate with local and central governments to implement the research results through practical policies. 
 
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2020-07-08 18:01:31
<![CDATA[International Students Spend Memorable Time at the 1st International Degree Students' Farewell Party]]> 2020-06-29 13:44:33 <![CDATA[Post-Covid-19: NCKU Launched Noah’s Plan To Help Global Students]]> After the pandemic, many campuses around the world still remained closed. For global students who cannot continue their studies due to the epidemic situation, NCKU launched the "Noah’s Plan" with long-term degree programs, short-term courses and research participation possibilities, allowing students to study in Taiwan without interruption. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, NCKU has successfully helped exchange students from Spain, Taiwanese students returning from France and the United States to continue their study, do research and use academic resources in NCKU campuses.
 
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2020-06-17 12:00:15
<![CDATA[NCKU Commencement 2020: Soaring High and Composing a New Life Story]]> Held on June 6, 2020, commencement ceremonies at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) were quite different in this year...

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2020-06-15 11:11:30
<![CDATA[NCKU and Southeast Asia countries hubs fight COVID-19 with techology innovations ]]> 2020-05-29 16:12:37 <![CDATA[Yen Ting Cho Donates 200 Face Masks and Enriches Fashion at NCKU]]> 2020-05-25 14:17:21 <![CDATA[The Tainan PinkDot explores the topic of gender expression in its sixth year of campaigning for gender equality]]> 2020-05-22 16:21:51 <![CDATA[German exchange students share their experiences with living in Taiwan during the pandemic]]> 2020-05-21 17:07:48 <![CDATA[Chun Chen Liu, Alumni of National Cheng Kung University, proves his ability to the world.]]>  
‘Kneron’ is a new word that combines ‘knowledge’ and ‘neuron’ and symbolizes a promise of leading AI technology.”
 
Founded by Chun Chen Liu, Kneron was named a winner in the Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program of The Business Intelligence Group, which currently is a leading company in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
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2020-05-14 15:29:15
<![CDATA[National Cheng Kung University launches Shalun Ecocity Initiatives with triple-helix model of innovation]]> May 10, 2020, Tainan, Taiwan
 
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) launched the Shalun Ecocity Initiatives today with more than 70 representatives from industries, academia, and government to foster eco-innovation with triple helix international partnerships.
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2020-05-13 09:54:15
<![CDATA[TU Darmstadt Asia Office @ NCKU Celebrates 1st Anniversary]]> 2020-05-08 16:47:40 <![CDATA[First Taiwanese Researcher to Receive OIE Meritorious Award: NCKU Professor Chu-Fang Lo Wins for the Global Shrimp Industry]]>  
 

For decades, NCKU chair professor Dr. Grace Chu-Fang Lo  has been studying the white spot syndrome virus (WSSV), which causes an extremely lethal disease in shrimp. In recent years, she has also been researching acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND). She has thus had a profound impact on global research and practices involving shrimp farming. In recognition of her lifetime contributions, the World Organisation for Animal Health (originally the Office International des Epizooties, OIE ) is presenting her with the 2020 Meritorious Award, thereby making Prof. Lo the first researcher in Taiwan  to receive this honor.

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2020-04-29 08:43:56
<![CDATA[NCKU COVID-19 diagnostic system translated into 6 languages]]> 2020-04-23 09:48:27 <![CDATA[NCKU launches English website offering latest updates on COVID-19 for the campus community]]> 2020-04-21 17:05:15 <![CDATA[NCKU Medical Student Po-Chin Li Is Elected President of IFMSA with Strong Support]]> 2020-04-17 10:17:01 <![CDATA[“Learn to Succeed,” a General Education Course, Helps Students Turn Their Lives Around]]> 2020-04-14 12:36:27 <![CDATA[Marine Biology and Cetacean Research Center Does Its Best to Preserve the Blue Whale’ s Skeleton.]]> Cleaning bones and getting rid of rotten meat of a blue whale, the largest animal around the world, Marine Biology and Cetacean Research Center (MBCRC), National Cheng Kung University, is now carrying out an unprecedented mission of Taiwan. Floating on the ocean, the carcass of a blue whale was stranded on Taitung’s seashore in January, 2020. According to the necropsy, the main structure of this young whale’s skull is severely crushed. Thus, it will be a tough task of making a skeleton specimen in the future. 
 
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2020-04-10 09:25:31