Newsletter No. 335

No. 335, 4.4.2009 第三三五期 二零零九年四月四日 No. 335 4 April 2009 中大与深圳签订合作备忘录 深圳研究院大楼动土 Memorandum with Shenzhen and Ground-breaking of Shenzhen Research Institute Building 中 大于3月19日与深圳市政府签订全面合作备忘录, 在2006年的合作备忘录的基础上,发挥双方的优 势,加强在教育和科研合作,并共同推进科研成果的产业 化;同日香港中文大学深圳研究院大楼亦举行动土典礼。 研究院大楼动土礼主礼嘉宾包括( 下图左起 )深圳市政府 副秘书长高国辉先生、中大前校长及社会学荣休讲座教授 金耀基教授、副校长杨纲凯教授、深圳市常务副市长许勤 先生、外交部驻港特派专员公署副特派员詹永新先生、校 长刘遵义教授、教育局局长孙明扬先生、全国政协常委徐 冠华教授、广东省委副书记兼深圳市委书记刘玉浦先生、 深圳市委副书记兼市长许宗衡先生、中央驻港联络办公室 教育科技部部长潘永华先生、中大前校长及外科荣休讲座 教授李国章教授、深圳市政府党组副书记兼市长科技顾问 刘应力先生,以及深圳市政府秘书长李平先生;另有逾百 深港政府官员及学界人士出席典礼。 研究院大楼座落深圳市南山区虚拟大学园国家大学科 技园内,楼面面积达二万五千平方米,楼高十层,预计于 2010年底启用。 刘遵义校长感谢深圳市政府对大学的大力支持,并表示: 「香港中文大学深圳研究院将在深圳及珠三角地区,积极 开展教育、科研及产业化工作。大学将通过深圳研究院, 在科研、培训、产业化等领域与深圳加快合作步伐。中大 与深圳市政府又签订了新的合作备忘录,就办学和科研等 合作课题达成进一步共识。这将是中大在深圳发展的新起 点,也是深港合作的一个重要里程碑。」 T he Chinese University signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Shenzhen Municipal Government on 19 March on the basis of the memorandum signed in 2006. It was agreed to further enhance collaboration in education and research, and in advancing technology transfer. On the same day, the ground- breaking ceremony of CUHK’s Shenzhen Research Institute Building was held. Officiating at the ceremony were (from left, below) Mr. Gao Guohui (Deputy Secretary General, Shenzhen Municipal Government), Prof. Ambrose Y.C. King (former Vice- Chancellor and Emeritus Professor of Sociology, CUHK), Prof. Kenneth Young (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, CUHK), Mr. Xu Qin (Executive ViceMayor, ShenzhenMunicipal Government), Mr. Zhan Yongxin (Deputy Commissioner, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the HKSAR), Prof. Lawrence J. Lau (Vice-Chancellor, CUHK), Mr. Suen Ming-yeung Michael (Secretary for Education), Prof. Xu Guanhua (Member, Standing Committee of the National Committee), Mr. Liu Yupu (Deputy Party Secretary, Guangdong Provincial Committee, and Party Secretary, Shenzhen Municipal Committee), Mr. Xu Zongheng (Deputy Party Secretary, Shenzhen Municipal Committee, and Mayor, Shenzhen Municipal Government), Mr. Pan Yonghua (Director General of Education, Science and Technology Department of the Liaison Office in the HKSAR), Prof. Arthur K.C. Li (former Vice-Chancellor and Emeritus Professor of Surgery, CUHK), Mr. Liu Yingli, (Deputy Party Secretary, Party Organization Office, Shenzhen Municipal Government, and Science and Technology Adviser to the Mayor of Shenzhen), and Mr. Li Ping (Secretary General, Shenzhen Municipal Government). In attendance were over 100 government officials and academic personalities from Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Situated in the Shenzhen Virtual University’s National University Science and Technology Park in Nanshan, the 10-storey Shenzhen Research Institute Building occupying a total floor area of 25,000m 2 will be completed by the end of 2010. Prof. Lau thanked the Shenzhen Municipal Government for its enthusiastic support for the Chinese University. Prof. Lau said, ‘CUHK’s Shenzhen Research Institute will actively develop work in education, research, and industrialization in Shenzhen and the Greater Pearl River Delta. The University will advance its collaboration with Shenzhen in these areas through the institute. CUHK and the Shenzhen Municipal Government have renewed their memorandum of cooperation and consent to further consolidate areas such as education and research collaboration. This is the starting point of CUHK’s development in Shenzhen and a milestone in Shenzhen– Hong Kong cooperation.’ 许勤先生(前排左)及刘遵义校长(前排右)签订全面合作备忘录 Mr. Xu Qin (left, front row) and Prof. Lawrence J. Lau (right, front row) signed the memorandum of cooperation

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