Ministry touts ‘top universities’ results

Taipei Times
Date:  Aug 22, 2015
By: Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

The Ministry of Education yesterday showcased results in the fields of humanities and social sciences from its “top universities” project and demonstrated how research in the two fields can benefit from technological trends, such as big data and wearable devices.

Speaking at a press conference in Taipei, Minister of Education Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) said that the ultimate goal of the project is to foster talented people who can contribute to society and pursue careers overseas.

To achieve this goal, one must develop a solid basis for humanities, compassion for the international community and a good understanding of the world, he said.

Presentations given by school faculties at the press conference indicated that recent research in the humanities and social sciences were conducted with the help of technology.     [FULL  STORY]

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