The launching ceremony of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Center for Interdisciplinary Sciences on November 24. (Photo: sciencenet.cn)
BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- An interdisciplinary sciences center was unveiled on Saturday in Dongguan, south China's Guangdong Province.
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Center for Interdisciplinary Sciences, jointly built by the Institute of Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking University, Tsinghua University, the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Macao, aims to act as an academic exchange and cooperation platform with international influence.
The center will focus on material research as well as the subjects of physics, biology, energy, information technology and advanced manufacturing.
It will also invite world-class scholars to visit, hold continuous and in-depth scientific symposiums, international conferences and workshops, while maintaining cooperative relations with governments, enterprises, colleges, universities and scientific research institutions.