Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Duke Kunshan signed a strategic partnership with Lenovo Group at the Duke International Forum 2020 on Dec. 4. The Duke Kunshan-Lenovo collaboration will focus on teaching, research, academic exchanges, short-term academic programs, and student internships and employment, with a particular emphasis on the Lenovo Brain, an artificial intelligence open innovation platform and speech technology.

At this year’s conference on Dec. 4, business executives, investors, entrepreneurs and scientists discussed artificial intelligence applications, smart finance, smart health care and next-stage development.

Scientists in the Global Health Research Center and Duke’s Common Cents Lab have launched a co-learning network in China to explore ways to improve financial wellbeing and to expand knowledge in the field of applied behavioral sciences.

After analyzing the impact of China’s protected areas expansion since 1956, leading conservationists from Duke Kunshan and Duke University have urged negotiators preparing for next year’s COP15 to consider quality not just quantity when discussing targets for the next decade.

The university aims to recruit 240 from high school students from 22 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions across the Chinese mainland into the incoming Class of 2025, along with students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and countries around the world.