Further Development of Chinese
Relations at DCUBS
25th November 2009
David Jacobson of DCU Business School travelled to China recently,
in a visit that further enhanced DCU's important links with that
Prof Jacobson attended a reception at the Irish Ambassador's
residence in Beijing on Thursday, 29th October, where the Beijing
chapter of the DCU Alumni Association was inaugurated.
Among the well-known alumni there were Margaret Ward of RTE,
Clifford Coonan of the Irish Times and Liam Condon of Bayer
Prof Jacobson was also invited to
Northeastern University (NEU), Shenyang, China for the week 31st
October to 7th November.
gave a number of presentations to NEU members of faculty and
students including "Publishing in Top Journals", "Research on
Low-Tech Innovation", and "DCU and DCUBS Masters Programmes". The
presentations were all very well received.
Prof David Jacobson (left) with Kai
Li, Dean of School of Business Administration, NEU
Prof David Jacobson (left) practises tai chi with Kai Li, Dean of
School of Business Administration, NEU during a break
from meetings at NEU
Prof Jacobson further discussed implementation of initiatives with
NEU including joint research, faculty exchange, and possible 3+1+1
University (NEU) is a prestigious highly ranked university in China
with over 30,000 students and 2,000 faculty.
Prof Ferdinand von Prondzynski and NEU's President Jicheng He signed
a Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities on 8th
December 2008. This partnership has facilitated many fruitful
activities, including student and lecturer exchanges and research
Prof David Jacobson
(pictured centre, with tie) with staff and students
of NEU, Shenyang, China