From April 22nd to 26th,Prof. Timothy Gerard Hales, Academician of the Royal College of Anesthesiology,Associate Dean of the School of Medicine of the University of Dundee, andDirector of the Department of Neuroscience, was invited to give lectures and undertookthe “World-renowned Scientists Lecture Program in Hubei”.
The University held asymposium in the Conference Room No. 1707 of the Science and Education Building.Vice President Yan Shirong, leaders from the graduate school, the Science andTechnology Department, the Department of International Relations and the Departmentof Anesthesia participated in the meeting. Vice President Yan Shirong gave a introductionof the University and shared opinions regarding teacher training, studentexchanges, and cooperative research. Prof. Hales was appointed as the Honorary Professorof the University. After the meeting, Prof. Hales visited the BiomedicalSciences Institute, the Life Science Museum, the Anesthesia Pain Institute ofthe Affiliated Taihe Hospital, and the Anesthesia Surgery Center of theAffiliated People’s Hospital.
During his stay in theUniversity, Prof. Hales gave academic reports entitled “Evolutionarytorevolutionary developments in opioid analgesia” and “Doanaesthetics used duringsurgical tumour exception influence cancer outcomes” for our teachers andstudents, and nearly 400 teachers and students attended the lectures. Duringhis visit to the Affiliated People’s Hospital, Prof. Hales also had academicexchanges with all doctors in the Anesthesia Operation Center of the Hospital.
“World-renowned ScientistsLecture Program in Hubei” is funded by the Hubei Provincial Department ofEducation to further expand the international exchange and cooperation ofcollege education in Hubei province and expand the international perspective ofteachers and students. In recent years, HUM has focused on the development of“double first-class” construction and teaching and research requirements, aimsat the forefront of international academic development, and hopes to organizeand carry out projects with Nobel Prize winners, foreign academicians andhigh-level scientists with international influence. The work has played apositive role in promoting the discipline construction and the development ofthe teaching staff.