Bulletin Vol. 2 No. 6 Jan 1966

T H E C H I N E S E U N I V E R S I T Y O F H O N G K O N G T H E U N I V E R S I T Y BULLETIN V O L U M E T W O J A N U A R Y 9 6 6 N U M B E R S I X C O N T E N T S Page N e w Un i v e r s i ty Ad v i s or 1 N e w T e a c h i ng Me t h o ds 1 O n External Ex am i n e rs 2 Survey Research Centre 3 Research Projects 3 Inter-Collegiate Courses 4 Student Centre B u i l d i ng Comm i t t ee 4 Lectures on Journalism 5 N e w Reader in Public A dm i n i s t r a t i on 5 Memb e rs of the Ma t r i c u l a t i on Board 5 Memb e rs of the De g r e e / D i p l oma Board ... 6 College Adm i n i s t r a t i ve Staff 6 Lecturers 7 Assistant Lecturers 8 Com i n g s and Goings 9 College Reports 10 Christmas Party 11 NEW UNI VERS I TY ADVISOR Professor Yang Chen-ning Professor Y a ng Ch e n - n i n g, No b el Laureate w ho n ow holds T h e A l b e rt Einstein Chair in Science at the State Un i v e r s i ty of N e w Y o r k, has accepted an invitation of the Vice-Chancellor to serve on the University Ad v i s o ry Board on Na t u r al Sciences. T h e Ad v i s o ry Board on Na t u r al Sciences was one of the three Boards organized by the Vice-Chancellor i n 1964 to advise the Un i v e r s i ty on recruitment, curriculum and related matters, the other t wo being the Boards on Huma n i t i e s, and Social Science and Business Adm i n i s t r a t i o n. T h e members of these Boards are renowned scholars f r om all over th e wo r l d. Professor Ya n g, one of the top physicists in the world was i n H o n g K o n g in December 1964 by i n v i t a t i on of the Un i v e r s i t y. He gave a p u b l ic lecture at the C i ty H a ll on December 30, 1964. O t h er members of the Ad v i s o ry Board on Na t u r al Sciences are: Prof. F . G . Y o u ng (Chairman), Professor of Biochemistry, Un i v e r s i ty of Cambridge. Prof. Shiing-shen Chern, Professor of Mathematics, Un i v e r s i ty of California (Berkeley). Prof. Ch o h - h ao L i , Professor of Biochemistry and Me d i c al Sciences, D i r e c t or of H o r mo ne L a b o r a t o r y, Un i v e r s i ty of California (Berkeley). Prof. T s u n g - d ao Lee, Professor of Physics, Un i v e r s i ty of Co l umb i a, N o b el Laureate. Prof. T h o n g Saw Pak, De p a r t me nt He ad and Professor of Physics, Un i v e r s i t y of Malaya. Prof. Ch i n g - h s i u ng W u , Professor of Physics, Un i v e r s i ty of Co l umb i a. NEW TEACH I NG METHODS T h e Un i v e r s i ty Senate on December 7, 1965 continued discussion on crucial questions on the new teaching methods (See Vo l. I I , N o. Five for early discussions). Abstracts of the considerations are as follows: On Language Tests in the Intermediate Examination 1) English T h e objective and standard of the test should be decided by the Senate. T h e a im should be to test a candidate's ability to read w i t h understanding and to express his ideas clearly, b ut more emphasis should be laid on comprehension.

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