NCTU workshop for CLTHE

National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) is one of the top universities in Taiwan, they have recently received £25M per annum from government to improve teaching and research. Wen-Shao works with President of NCTU, Prof. Frank Chang, to put a work package into the proposal to enhance teaching quality of academics. Having helped NCTU to communicate with HEA (formerly Higher Education Academy, now AdvanceHE), we have brought HEA into Taiwan. In the first year, Dr. Catherine Hack from HEA, runs programme of Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (CLTHE) in NCTU. The programme includes three workshops and focuses on Read More …

Workshop with HIT

Between 25 February to 3 March, Drs. Haibo Guo and Yu Dong, both are Associate Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, China, took a group of nine students to visit Sheffield for a workshop organised by Dr. Guo, Dr. Yu Dong and Wen-Shao. The theme of the workshop is to employ one of the three designated structural system: (1) Grid shell; (2) Reciprocal frame; and (3) Tensegrity system, to develop a large span structure using timber as the construction material.  The students were split into two groups. The workshop involved lectures given by Dr. Chang, and site visit to the Read More …