October 2011

October 2011

RSE-NSFC Workshop. 20th and 21st October 2011 - Beijing, China. Emerging Directions in Image Processing and Understanding

The RSE and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) have a formal agreement, established to support research collaborations between Scotland and China.  Under the terms of this agreement, the RSE and NSFC organised a workshop in October 2011 in China in the area of Image Understanding and Processing.

A delegation of six leading researchers in the area of image understanding and processing attended from Scotland to meet with their Chinese counterparts, present their work and explore future opportunities for collaboration between the participants from Scotland and China. Read more about this event in our International Relations Area.

Renewable Energy Networking event. 18 October, 2011. Carnoustie Golf Hotel, Angus

The RSE, working in partnership with the Scotland National Rural Network and Community Energy Scotland hosted a Renewable Energy Networking event on 18 October at the Carnoustie Golf Hotel, Angus.

The RSE's recent inquiry report 'Facing up to Climate Change' called for communities to have a real stake in the low-carbon agenda and this event was an opportunity to hear about renewable energy projects and discuss deas and experiences.

Visit the Scotland National Rural Network photo gallery

Read report on renewable energy networking event on SNRN website


Lecture: 3 October 2011.  Reflections on Hong Kong and China

Lord Wilson of Tillyorn KT GCMG PRSE

Read the summary report of Lord Wilson's Reflections on Hong Kong and China

It is over 14 years since sovereignty over Hong Kong was returned to China.  How have arrangements put in place survived the test of time? What has been the effect on Hong Kong and the wider world of the growing economic strength of China? How should we react to this significant shift in the world balance of power?


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