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As part of Duke Kunshan Colloquium Series, Dr. Zhang Xiaotong from Wuhan University’s School of Political Science and Public Administration presented his “From Wealth to Power: China’s New Economic Statecraft” lecture on November 22nd. This lecture, following on the heels of Xi Jinping’s meeting with Trump earlier this month, gave attendees timely insight into Chinese state policy’s global outlook.

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study celebrated its 20th anniversary in Seattle, USA from September 25 through 27. The event was co-hosted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington and the Lancet. GBD is the world’s largest systematic, scientific effort to quantify the magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and population. With 2,303 collaborators in 130 countries and...

On 16 Oct, Global Health Research Center (GHRC) at Duke Kunshan University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH), to consolidate decade-long collaborations in the past and to promote future partnerships between the two institutions.

A workshop on China’s Electricity Reform was held in Beijing on June 27, 2017. It began with an introduction to China’s energy and power industry and, following that entry point, the workshop went deeply into a discussion of the reform proposals in Decree No. 9 and other parallel policies, such as environmental taxes and the CO2 trading plans.

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