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HKU President Mathieson's speech at NTU on Tue 3/21 at 2pm!

Prof. Dr. Peter Mathieson, the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, will share his experience on his learning journey at our NTU campus on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Details are as follows; registration required via weblink below.

Title: The power of education: for self-improvement, internationalization and institutional advancement.

Time: 14:00-15:30, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
For registered participants, seats are reserved until 13:40.

Venue: Shih-Liang Conference Center (Shih-Liang International Conference Hall )
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The speech and Q & A session will be in English.

Registration weblink (MyNTU login required)  Keyword: Peter Mathieson  
For registered participants, seats are reserved until 13:40.

 

Professor Peter Mathieson is the fifteenth President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong, and assumed office in April 2014. He was born and educated in the United Kingdom. After junior medical posts in London, he obtained a research training fellowship from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to study at the University of Cambridge. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Cambridge in 1992.

Peter was elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 1999. Between 2003 and 2007 he chaired the Research Grants Committee of Kidney Research UK. He was a member of the Renal Association Clinical Trials committee from 1996 to 2007 and Chairman between 2000 and 2003. In 2007 he was elected as President of the Renal Association (the youngest in its history) in a competitive election by the membership and also became Head of the University Department of Clinical Science at North Bristol. In the same year he was appointed as Director of Research & Development for the North Bristol NHS Trust. He served the full three year term as President of the Renal Association and remained a Trustee for a further two years as Immediate Past-President.

In 2008 Peter was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Bristol. Following the formation of Bristol Health Partners, Peter was appointed as the founding Director in May 2012, a role which he undertook alongside the role of Dean.

 

Update: 2017 / 03 / 03