Chern Jenn-chuan's visit to the Weizmann Institute of Science may lead to future cooperation
Tang Prize Chief Executive Officer Chern Jenn-chuan
Focus Taiwan recently reported on the visit of Tang Prize Chief Executive Officer Chern Jenn-chuan to the Weizmann Institute of Science, and his meeting with Prof. Anat Yarden, Head of the Institute’s Science Teaching Department, Davidson Institute of Science Education Director-General Liat Ben-David, and Weizmann Institute Vice President Prof. Michal Neeman. Following this visit, Chern said that “Taiwan can learn from Israel’s emphasis on science education.”
Chern added that Israel’s emphasis on science education “has cultivated future scientific research leaders by allowing teachers, students and the general public to be deeply rooted in the scientific spirit, which includes logical thinking, critical thinking and verification.”
Israel BDS – building dialogue through science – aims to promote the kind of international collaboration that can lead to true understanding between people. Israel BDS stands for the free and open exchange of ideas among scientists everywhere. By reporting on the benefits of Israeli-international scientific research and the web of connections that these scientists create around the world, Israel BDS takes a vibrant approach to highlighting the global necessity of continued international scientific collaboration.