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A Contract Has Been Signed by SOFL and Shanghai Children’s Medical Center to set up the Clinical Linguistics Research Center 

 

On May 28, a contract was signed to set up the Clinical Linguistics Research Center by SOFL of SJTU and Shanghai Children’s Medical Center (SCMC) Affiliated to School of Medicine of SJTU. The representatives of SOFL were the dean, Hu Kaibao and his assistant, Chang Hui; representatives of SCMC were its director, Jiang Zhongyi and Party Secretary Jiang Fan.

 

During the signing ceremony, Hu Kaibao reviewed the achievements of SOFL in recent years. According to the QS World University Rankings by subject 2015, Modern Languages and Linguistics of SOFL are among the top 100 and English Language-literature is among top 101-150. SOFL has always endeavored to cooperate with industries to put the research achievements into practice. The cooperation with SCMC would be a great chance for SOFL to make good use of its advantages in neurocognitive linguistics to assist the rehabilitation of children with language disorders.

 

Jiang Zhongyi introduced the recent breakthroughs of SCMC and the approaches of cooperation in the future. SCMC is a tertiary Pediatric Hospital experienced in the treatment and rehabilitation of children with language disorders aiming at medical care, scientific research and education. It was jointly established by Shanghai Municipal People's Government and Project HOPE.

 

The Clinical Linguistics Research Center will be an excellent support to the joint application of researches on clinical linguistics, interdisciplinary education, academic conferences, joint publishing and equipment sharing of SOFL and SCMC. They will work together to seek the new method of treatment for language disorders and to have a more effective therapy system for children with language disorders created.

Copyright: 2013 School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiaotong University cross ICP No. 2010919    Technical support: :Shanghai Yi Chao

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