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CUHK announces WUN Symposium on Impacts of Grain Legume Research and Development in Developing Countries

Soybean Symposium

19 January 2017

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has announced an International Symposium on the Impacts of Grain Legume Research. The event will run from 8-17 June 2017. During the 10-day Summit, 50 international early-career researchers will attend mini-lectures on strategic topics, interactive site-visits, a Young Scientist Forum, and will work together on a proposal for research paper/ policy paper. The highlight of the Summit will be the 3-day International Symposium, where more than 20 overseas renowned scholars, with outstanding achievements in their corresponding fields of study, will gather in CUHK, to formulate a blue-print for the future development of the legumes research through conducting high-level academic exchange. The Summit pledges to build a global collaboration network transcending geographical boundaries, career hierarchy, and research expertise differences. This high-synergy network will exert international impacts and significance on legumes research development worldwide.

The SKL Centre for Soybean Research at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has been committing continuous efforts in legumes research and development since its establishment. Building on the success of the international mini-symposiums held in previous years, the Centre for Soybean Research will gather bring together scholars and upcoming researchers 2017, by organizing a WUN Symposium and Research Summit on the theme: Impacts of Grain Legume Research and Development in Developing Countries. The purpose of this research event will be to advocate the Centre for Soybean Research's vision on addressing risk and global food security problems with sustainable legume agriculture.


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