UNSW Sydney, located in Sydney, was established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological and professional disciplines. UNSW is committed to making a difference by focusing on areas critical to the future. Pioneering research and sustained innovation are addressing some of the most important issues of today – from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. In the social sciences, UNSW research informs policy and expert commentary in issues facing society, ranging from human rights and constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians to public health and population ageing.
In 2017, The George Institute and UNSW entered a new strategic partnership to dramatically boost medical research in Australia and overseas. UNSW Sydney and The George Institute share a strategic vision for driving change through impactful research.
Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) is the first Medical Institution of Western medicine founded by Chinese Government. PUHSC is located in Xueyuan Rd, Haidian District, a cultural area with many universities. It is in the center of the well-known Zhong Guan Cun Hi-Tech Zone. PUHSC is a well-structured, multi-disciplined comprehensive medical education palace with a long history.
The China-Australia Partnership for Health was established in 2004 as a collaboration between The George Institute and PUHSC. The George Institute, China was officially launched in 2007. After eight years of collaboration and friendship and two years of negotiations, The George Institute and PUHSC officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Peking University campus in 2012. This was renewed in 2017.
The University of Oxford is a world-leading centre of learning, teaching and research, and the oldest university in the English-speaking world. The George Institute, UK is based within the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health in Oxford’s Medical Sciences Division.
The establishment of The George Institute, UK at Oxford in 2010 was made possible with the generous support of the Oxford Martin School.