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China Climate change

Accelerating Decarbonization in China and USA through Bilateral Collaboration

News / December 15, 2021
In October 2021, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy, SCPKU, and China Program with Peking University’s Institute of Energy held closed-door roundtables to promote China and the United States' decarbonization and carbon neutrality. The topics covered climate change, global sustainable finance, corporate climate pledges, opportunities and challenges, and etc.
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"Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-American Relations" book cover

Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-American Relations

News / November 16, 2021
Was the strategy of engagement with China worthwhile? Experts Mary Bullock, Thomas Fingar, David M. Lampton, and Anne Thurston discuss their recent release, "Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-American Relations."
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Panel Discussion on the Future of International Higher Education in China

News / February 10, 2021
On December 26th, a group of American university center directors gathered at the Yale Beijing Center to discuss the future of international higher education in China. Josh Cheng, SCPKU Executive Director, introduced Stanford’s efforts to support students, no matter what nationality or race, continuing their study and research during this turbulent year.
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China-US Education Prospects, Where Is the Current Road to Studying Abroad?

News / February 2, 2021
On January 26, Tang Ning Reception Hall hosted a discussion on "China-US Education Prospects, Where Is the Current Road to Studying Abroad." The event was simultaneously webcasted on multiple platforms, and nearly one million viewers participated online.
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A unique Fall quarter for Stanford students in China

News / January 18, 2021
On behalf of Stanford Center at Peking University, a holiday gathering near the end of 2020, welcomed both undergrad and graduate students enrolled at Stanford, who, due to the pandemic, had to spend their fall quarter in China. Students reflected on their experiences and shared their stories about their quarter in China.
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Bringing technical expertise to policy debates

Commentary / July 17, 2020
Profile of a CISAC Fellow: Jason Reinhardt, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories
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(Left) Congratulations Adam Yao Liu, Winner of the 2020 BRICS Economic Research Award; (Right) Portrait of Dr. Adam Liu

Stanford Ph.D. Alumnus Wins BRICS Economic Research Award

News / July 13, 2020
Dr. Adam Yao Liu, a former doctoral student of APARC China Program Director Jean Oi, has been awarded the 2020 BRICS Economic Research Award for his research on how banking systems in China are developing.
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Restarting Business in China After COVID-19: New Article in 'The Diplomat' Highlights Results from China Program Survey

News / July 7, 2020
The survey reveals mixed progress in reopening different sectors of China's economy, but also shows that many business leaders in China are planning for some level of decoupling as access to global technology and supply chains remains uncertain.
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Shiran Shen (left) and Lizhi Liu (right)

Former Doctoral Students Win Prestigious Dissertation Awards

News / June 30, 2020
Interdisciplinary environmental scholar Shiran Victoria Shen is the recipient of the Harold D. Lasswell Award and political economist Lizhi Liu is the recipient of the Ronald H. Coase Award in recognition of their outstanding doctoral dissertations.
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Life in Beijing under COVID-19

News / June 19, 2020
Canceled reservation, closed restaurants, green code and isolation, shelter at home, streaming and street vendor economy, all those paint a live picture of multiple facets of life in Beijing under the pandemic.
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Pulitzer Prize Winning Historian, David Kennedy Reflects on the 2016 Presidential Election and the American Political System

News / November 17, 2019

David M. Kennedy, the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus at Stanford University, award winning teaching and author of more than a dozen, including Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, which won the Pulitzer Prize in history, spoke to a packed audience on October 22nd, 2019.  Kennedy used the outcome of the 2016 American presidential election, which surprised many observers, to reflect on both its historical and current determinants.

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The 6th meeting in the series of Nuclear Risk Reduction Project workshops

News / November 9, 2019

On October 20-22, the Stanford Center at Peking University hosted the 6th meeting in the series of Nuclear Risk Reduction Project workshops organized by Stanford University and China Arms Control and Disarmament Association and the Center for Strategic Studies of the China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP).  The Stanford team included CISAC’s Dr. Siegfried Hecker, Elliot Serbin, Dr. Larry Brandt and Nick Hansen as well as young nuclear scientists from the UC Berkeley and Sandia National Laboratories.


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Celebration of 100th Anniversary of Yenching University and Ribbon Cutting for the John Leighton Stuart Room

News / October 8, 2019

Distinguished alumni, their relatives, and friends gathered at SCPKU on October 8, 2019 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Yenching University, which until 1952 operated on the current site of Peking University.

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Workshop on Sleep Regulation and Circadian Rhythms

News / September 14, 2019

Professor Luis de Lecea, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories and Clinical and Translational Neurosciences Incubator), an SCPKU Faculty Fellow, organized a workshop on Sleep Regulation and Circadian Rhythms from Sept. 13-14 at SCPKU.

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Beyond the Great Wall: Embracing Rheology and China

News / September 9, 2019

In my mind, the Great Wall of China is an unprecedented feat of engineering that symbolizes an epic transformation - a structure that once was meant to keep people out, now welcomes millions into the country. In many ways, our knowledge of Rheology and our outlook on China went through a transformation of a similar scale over the course of the 2019 SCPKU rheology seminar.

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SCPKU Announces Newest Fellows and Graduate Seminar

News / September 5, 2019

The Stanford Center at Peking University announced its newest pre-doctoral fellows and graduate seminar from July 2019 application round.


SCPKU Announces Newest Fellows and Graduate Seminar

Pre-Doctoral Fellows:

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What to eat in Beijing if you can't handle the heat

Blogs / August 8, 2019

This summer I was very fortunate to be able to spend three weeks at the Stanford Center at Peking University (Běidà) for a short course on rheology. It was a really special opportunity for me to experience student life at my dad’s alma mater and get to know friends from Stanford, Peking, Tsinghua and Beihang University.

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The 3rd Forum on Regulatory Science and Biomedical Innovations

News / July 2, 2019

The 3rd Forum on Regulatory Science and Biomedical Innovations was successfully held on June 7-8th, 2019, at the Stanford Center at Peking University.

Initiated and organized by the Stanford Center for Innovative Study Design. The focus of this year’s forum is on the Real-World Evidence in Biomedical Product Development and Regulatory Science. About 150 international and Chinese scholars and researchers, US and Chinese regulators, and pharma/biotech leaders attended the event.

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SCPKU Summer Seminar: Chinese Corporations: A Case Study Workshop

News / June 26, 2019

The SCPKU summer workshop, "Chinese Corporations: A Case Study Workshop" led by Prof. Andrew Walder (Stanford) and Prof. Zheng Lu (Tsinghua) convened in Beijing on June 17th,  2019. A diverse student body from Stanford, Tsinghua, and Peking University meet three times each week for three weeks to do research on major Chinese corporations.

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PKUHSC Delegation Visited Stanford

News / May 9, 2019

PKUHSC (Peking University Health Science Center) delegation, headed by Prof. Zhan Qimin, Executive Vice President of Peking University and President of Peking University Health Science Center, visited Stanford on May 9, 2019.

Prof. Oi, director of SCPKU (Stanford Center at Peking University) hosted the event for the delegation joined by interested Stanford faculty and researchers.

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SCPKU announces its newest fellows

News / March 15, 2019

The Stanford Center at Peking University announced its newest faculty and pre-doctoral fellows from January 2019 application round.

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