UM News https://www.umac.mo/ $title pt_pt hourly 1<![CDATA[]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999912https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999912<![CDATA[]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999911https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999911<![CDATA[]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999910https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999910<![CDATA[]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999909https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999909<![CDATA[]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999908https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/99999908<![CDATA[Over 160 experts discuss development of nano science and technology at UM]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45451https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45451The 14th Cross-Strait Workshop on Nano Science and Technology, co-organised by the University of Macau (UM) Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering and the Physical Society of Macao, with assistance from the City University of Hong Kong, was recently held at UM. More than 160 scientists and researchers from the United States, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and Singapore, including seven members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, attended the workshop. The event aimed to increase academic exchange and collaboration among institutions in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan in the area of nanoscale science and technology and strengthen UM and Macao’s influence in this field.


Source:  Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering

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<![CDATA[UM joins 1st Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area University Art Exhibition]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45452https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45452Prof Leong Lampo, head of the Centre for Design at the University of Macau (UM), attended the opening ceremony for the First Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area University Art Exhibition and the Third Biennial Academy Awards of Guangdong College Art Works, held at the University City Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts on 6 July 2018. Hosted by Guangdong Provincial Education Department and Guangdong Artists Association, and organised by the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and Guangdong’s Fine Arts and Design Education Specialised Committee, the two events aimed to promote the exchange in art education between higher education institutions in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It paved the way for art education reform in Guangdong, training of high-quality artists and designers, and fostering development of art education in the Greater Bay Area.

Nearly 1,000 pieces of outstanding artwork from 81 universities were selected for the exhibition, which covered a wide range of media, including oil painting, ink painting, calligraphy, sculpture, mixed media, photography, digital art, and video. Through this event, the Guangdong Provincial Education Department brought together universities in the Greater Bay Area to create a unique academic branding in art profession that allowed participants to express, realise and improve themselves. Three institutions from Macao were invited to this exhibition, namely the Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau Polytechnic Institute, and UM. UM’s participation was coordinated by its Centre for Design. 15 pieces of artwork by instructors and students from the Department of Communication and the Faculty of Education were selected for the exhibition, including works of Benjamin Hodges, Hugo Lok, Harriet Wong, Zhang Zexun, Lo Yuenyi, Fanny Wong, Xu Hengjia and several other students.

The exhibition opening ceremony was followed by the First University Art Education Development Forum. After five keynote speeches, the forum was divided into two sub-panels, titled ‘Management and Collaboration’ and ‘Theory and Innovation’, respectively. Over 70 well-known experts, professors, scholars, chairs and deans participated in the forum. The five keynote speakers were Prof Lin Lan, vice president of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art; Prof Cao Xudong, vice secretary general of Guangdong Provincial Hong Kong-Macau Basic Law Research Committee; Prof  Leong Lampo, Distinguished Professor at UM; Prof Cheng Pei-kai, chairman of the Hong Kong Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee; and Prof Cao Yiqiang, dean of the College of Art and Humanities at the China Academy of Art.

Participants also exchanged ideas on collaboration, reform and innovation  in art education in the Greater Bay Area. Natalie Wong and Zhang Ke from UM also presented their research findings. Event organisers will publish an exhibition catalogue and a conference proceedings for essays presented.

In addition, Prof Sun Li from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Prof Cheng Pei-kai from Hong Kong, and Prof Leong Lampo from Macao were also invited to join a videotaped Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao three-person panel discussion to promote the exhibition and the symposium. Topics related to further exchange and collaboration in art education between institutions in Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao were explored. 


Source: Institute of Collaborative Innovation

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<![CDATA[CEM,UM jointly offer Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering Programme]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45444https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45444A graduation ceremony for participants of the one-year Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering Programme, jointly offered by Companhia de Electricidade de Macau (CEM) and the University of Macau (UM), was held on 28 June 2018. Officiating guests at the ceremony included Prof Rui Martins, vice rector (research) of UM; Mr Benjamin Yue, principal advisor of the Executive Committee of CEM; and Prof Leung Shing On, director of UM’s Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). At the ceremony, diplomas were awarded to 22 graduates.

Prof Martins expressed his appreciation to CEM, CCE, and all the course instructors for their support and hard work, saying that UM will continue to support local engineers in their professional development and continuous learning.

Benjamin Yue said that CEM hopes to encourage more young adults from Macao to pursue a career in electrical engineering by providing professional training in collaboration with UM. As one of the major public service suppliers in Macao, CEM has always been supportive of local education, especially training courses in technical subjects, such as electrical and mechanical engineering. These training courses have far-reaching implications for the sustainable development of Macao as they help to improve the employability of Macao residents. Benjamin also mentioned that three graduates of this diploma programme are former students of a three-year evening vocational programme jointly launched by CEM and Kung Luen Vocational & Technical Middle School in 2011, saying that CEM feels proud of these students.


Source:  Centre for Continuing Education

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<![CDATA[O Reitor e o Vice-Reitor da UM de visita em Angola para reforçar a cooperação com as universidades de língua portuguesa]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45450https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45450

Em articulação com a estratégia do Governo, referente a desenvolver a função de Macau enquanto plataforma de serviços entre a China e os países de língua portuguesa, uma delegação encabeçada pelo Reitor da Universidade de Macau (UM), Yonghua Song e pelo Vice-Reitor (Investigação), Rui Martins, foram recentemente visitar Angola, com vista a fortalecer a colaboração entre a UM e as universidades de língua portuguesa. Durante a visita, reuniram-se com o Embaixador Chinês em Angola e com a Ministra angolana do Ensino Superior, Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação. Além disso, visitaram a Universidade Agostinho Neto, participaram no XXVIII Encontro da Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP) e assinaram um acordo de colaboração com a Universidade Mandume Ya Ndemufayo, cujo Reitor, Professor Doutor Orlando da Mata, é o actual presidente da associação.

No seu encontro com o Embaixador da China, Cui Aimin, o Reitor Song partilhou os recentes desenvolvimentos registados na UM, dando destaque à sua mudança para o novo campus e os seus esforços na disseminação da história e cultura chinesas e na capacitação de profissionais bilíngues em chinês e português. O Embaixador mostrou muita satisfação com os sucessos da UM na educação da língua portuguesa, acrescentando que, na verdade, dois diplomatas da embaixada chinesa em Angola aprenderam português na UM e um deles participou na primeira edição do Curso de Verão de Língua Portuguesa, ministrada pela instituição. Expressou ainda a esperança de que a UM continue a aproveitar a sua vantagem única para promover o intercâmbio cultural entre a China e Angola.

Durante o seu encontro com a Ministra angolana, Professora Doutora Maria do Rosário Sambo, o dirigente máximo da UM explicou que, a internacionalização é uma prioridade para a instituição e que esta valoriza altamente o seu vínculo com as universidades de língua portuguesa. Ambas as partes concordaram que, as universidades em Angola e a UM devem explorar as áreas de interesse mútuo para uma melhor cooperação, e trabalhar em conjunto para enfrentar os desafios prementes no mundo do ensino superior.

Ao reunir-se com o Reitor da Universidade Agostinho Neto, Professor Doutor Pedro Magalhães, e a sua equipa de gestão, no novo campus desta Universidade, o Reitor Song apresentou-lhes a estrutura académica da UM e os seus rápidos progressos reflectidos nas rankings internacionais. Expressou ainda o interesse em reforçar o intercâmbio de professores e estudantes com a Universidade Agostinho Neto a todos os níveis, especialmente através de fazer uso das bolsas de estudo existentes, concedidas pela Fundação Macau. Mais, os participantes da reunião também discutiram a renovação e modificação de um acordo de colaboração entre as duas universidades, que foi inicialmente estabelecido em 1993.

Após a cerimónia de abertura do encontro anual da AULP, a delegação da UM assinou um acordo com os representantes da Universidade Mandume Ya Ndemufayo e visitou as faculdades de Direito, Medicina e Economia desta Universidade.


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<![CDATA[UM holds international conference on North Korean denuclearisation]]> https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45430https://webcontent.co.umac.mo/umac_wp/pt-pt/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/45430The University of Macau (UM) recently held an international conference titled ‘North Korea Denuclearisation: Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel?’ Organised by the Institute of Global and Public Affairs under UM’s Faculty of Social Sciences, with assistance from the Korea-China Think Net, the event attracted experts, scholars, and former government officials from the United States, South Korea, mainland China, and Macao. During the conference, participants had an in-depth discussion on various topics, including the dramatic change of the situation in the Korean Peninsula, the frequent interactions among North Korea, South Korea, China and the United States, and the prospect of North Korean denuclearisation after the meeting between the North Korean leader and the US president held in Singapore in June.

For full version, please refer to the Chinese version.

Source:  Faculty of Social Sciences

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