University host delegation from Hong Kong

The University of Aberdeen will host a delegation of representatives from the City University of Hong Kong tomorrow (Wednesday October 28) in a visit which aims to strengthen collaboration between the two institutions.

Representatives from the City University of Hong Kong’s School of Energy and Environment – which specialises in cutting-edge research in energy and environment and in the training of energy and environment professionals - will meet with representatives from the University’s College of Physical Sciences.

The delegation will gain insights into the leading research taking place at Aberdeen within the areas of geosciences; engineering; geology; petroleum geology; geography and environment.

Professor Albert Rodger, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Physical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen, will host the delegation which includes the Professor Johnny Chan, Acting Dean of the City University of Hong Kong’s School of Energy and Environment.

Professor Rodger said: “We are delighted to welcome our guests from the City University of Hong Kong as part of a visit which we hope will strengthen collaboration between the universities.

“The University of Aberdeen has a burgeoning international reputation for research and teaching within the areas of energy and environment and we look forward to sharing our knowledge and expertise with the delegation over the course of the visit.”