Global Cambridge in Beijing
Join us at this Beijing event where you can hear from leading Cambridge academics Professor Paul Linden and Dr Helen Bao who will discuss: ‘How is Cambridge helping to find answers to the challenges of sustainable urban development?’
After the discussion, continue the conversation and network with other attendees at a reception over drinks and nibbles.
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If you can't attend this event in Beijing, you would be very welcome at our event in Hong Kong.
Dr Helen Bao
Helen Bao is a Senior Lecturer in Real Estate Finance at the Department of Land Economy, and a Fellow in Economics at Newnham College, Cambridge University. She also oversees international exchange programmes in her capacity as the Director of International Relations in the Department.
Helen teaches Quantitative Research Methods and its applications in land economy for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Prior to joining Cambridge University Helen taught statistics and operation management courses at the School of Business, City University of Hong Kong where she obtained her PhD degree in Statistics. Helen’s research areas include behavioural sciences, real estate finance, corporate finance, housing economics, and land use policies. She has published extensively in top academic journals in her field, including Real Estate Finance, Land Use Policy, Habitat International, Cities, and Journal of Real Estate Research.
The Global Cambridge event series showcases the excellence and diversity of Cambridge's research and scholarship, and its contribution to society through new ideas, discoveries and innovation.
In 2018, we'll also be visiting Cardiff, Dublin, Geneva, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Singapore.
The University values its relationship with China, recognising our shared past and an exciting future.
Today, Chinese students form the largest group from a single country outside the UK at Cambridge. There are more than 680 alumni in Beijing alone. There are 19 officially recognised alumni groups in the country, of which three are based in the capital city, including the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Beijing. Cambridge alumni from China include author Louis Cha (St John’s 2005), athlete Deng Yaping (Jesus 2002), Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien (Churchill 1972), and, of course, renowned poet Xu Zhimo (King’s 1921).
In China, Cambridge academics are engaged in a broad range of collaborations with Chinese colleagues, in areas as diverse as food security, autism, labour economics, and the origins of agriculture. A recent example is China SCORE, a large-scale study to investigate Autism Spectrum Conditions in partnership with researchers at the China Disabled Persons Federation (CDPF), Peking University (PKU) and the University of Hong Kong.
The Cambridge Judge Business School runs the China Executive Leadership Programme and maintains links with Chinese corporate and government clients.
The Cambridge China Library is a landmark project from Cambridge University Press, comprising a series of new English translations of books by Chinese scholars that have not previously been available in the West.