UPES School of Health Sciences collaborates with Taipei Medical University
UPES School of Health Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the prestigious Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan (QS subject rank 101-150 in Pharmacy and Pharmacology)
Academic collaborations with international universities and research institutions ensure that students get the best possible exposure and multiple learning experiences. In its endeavour towards providing global exposure to students, UPES has collaborated with numerous top-ranked international universities such as UC Berkeley, University of Queensland, University of Essex, Taylor’s University, and many more. Recently, UPES School of Health Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the prestigious Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan (QS subject rank 101-150 in Pharmacy and Pharmacology).
TMU is QS ranked 407 and 101-150 in Pharmacy and Pharmacology. It leads in many research areas, including cancer translational medicine, neuroscience, pulmonary medicine, AI in medicine, cell therapy, immunotherapy, and medical device development. With research strengths and results being recognised by the government and funding agencies, the university has already secured several major research grants in these areas. It also has helped incubate 18 start-ups and raised an Entrepreneurship Fund that offers support to accelerate the commercialization of research findings, along with the establishment of TMU Biomed Accelerator.
With this partnership, UPES aims to provide a global platform to students who wish to excel in the health sciences field. The partnership aims to promote pharmaceutical education through student exchange programs, and scientific research between both universities. Besides student exchange, TMU and UPES will also have an exchange of visiting research scholars, joint research projects in the field of pharmaceutical and health science, participation in international conferences, seminars, symposia, workshops, and other activities organised by both parties, and exchange of academic material and other information.
Dr. Sheetal Khanka, Head Department of International Affairs, says, “The academic collaboration between UPES School of Health Sciences and Taipei Medical University will open the avenues of exchange and research, leading to holistic education for UPES students.”
UPES School of Health Sciences nurtures a culture of research and education through experiential learning that prepares students for the future job market. Besides classroom teaching, students are given clinical and community exposure so that they become active change-makers and solution providers for the healthcare sector. The industry-aligned curriculum taught by elite academicians, who are specialists in their respective fields, along with industry leaders, enables students to develop professional competencies required to address the world’s health challenges. Some of the new age programs UPES School of Health Sciences offers are Food Technology, Biotechnology, Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Microbiology, Clinical Research, and Pharmacology and Toxicology.
According to Dr. Neeraj Mahindroo, Dean, UPES School of Health Sciences, “The collaboration with Taipei Medical University will provide opportunities for students, research scholars, and faculty for academic collaboration and joint research projects. This MoU will also catalyse joint conferences and workshops and exchange of academic and research materials.”