Hanoi University and the University of Queensland (Australia) conduct an online meeting on research cooperation
HANU – On April 12, 2021, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Trao – President of Hanoi University and Dr. Nguyen Hong Giang – Deputy Director of MTESOL Program had an online meeting with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noriko Iwashita – Faculty of Languages Language and Culture, University of Queensland (Australia).
At the meeting, the two sides discussed and exchanged information on opportunities and areas of research cooperation such as Applied Linguistics in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TESOL) and other languages; specialized English, assessment in teaching specialized subjects in English; linguistics; educational policy, cross-cultural research, technology in teaching and translation.
In addition, the two sides also discussed activities that will be coordinated in the coming time. In which, it is expected that from May to October 2021, the two sides will jointly organize 06 online seminars with the aim of connecting domestic and international researchers, graduate students and PhD students, creating conditions for sharing research experiences as well as introducing research models of the University of Queensland in cooperation with universities around the world. In November 2021, both institutions will jointly organize an online seminar with the participation of experts in the fields of research.
The University of Queensland (UQ) was founded in 1909, with its headquarters in Brisbane, the capital of the state of Queensland. It is a leading multidisciplinary university and scientific research centre in Australia. The university is also a member of the global network of universities and research institutes (Universitas 21) and a founding member of EdX, an online higher education consortium led by Harvard University and the Institute of Technology Massachusetts operated by MIT. UQ’s strengths are spread across many different fields, in which, the most prominent are natural sciences, medicine, technology, economics, environment, linguistics, journalism, agriculture and management business. That strength is evident in the global university ranking indexes. According to the world university rankings, UQ is always in the top 1% of the world’s top universities. In the latest QS university rankings, UQ ranks 46th in the world and 4th in Australia. In the 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, UQ was ranked 60th in the world and 4th in Australia.