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Oct 15, 2020, 08:12 ET Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University researcher: COVID-19 coronavirus may have been pre-adapted to infect humans

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, scientists have looked for an intermediate species that may have facilitated the jump of the coronavirus that causes the disease from bats – widely accepted as the...


May 15, 2020, 08:42 ET The XJTLU Learning Mall: First English-language online-onsite learning hub in China

Students in a state-of-the art classroom in China wear virtual reality (VR) headsets, gesturing in the air as they work on a design. Students at home in Abu Dhabi, in London, and in Ireland do the...


May 07, 2020, 06:12 ET The Sacitharan Lab at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University discovered that a hormone called adiponectin caused an increase in lung inflammation in the elderly

The Sacitharan Lab at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) alongside seven other labs across China and the UK discovered that a hormone called adiponectin, which is released from fat cells,...


Apr 15, 2020, 16:26 ET New cancer treatments could follow research into cancer evolution

New treatments designed to prevent cancer from developing, based on changing the microenvironment in which cancer cells evolve, could be both feasible and effective. This is the outcome of research...


Feb 15, 2020, 08:43 ET Model indicates current novel coronavirus infections in China declining

A mathematical model set up by an ad-hoc group of scientists indicates the number of currently infected novel coronavirus cases in China are on the decline as of February 12. Currently infected cases ...


Feb 10, 2020, 09:53 ET New model predicts near-end of new, confirm­ed novel coronavirus infections in China by February 23

Based on publicly available data, a data model on a recently launched website set up by an ad-hoc group of scientists predicts the number of new, confirmed novel coronavirus cases in China to dwindle ...


Jan 28, 2020, 05:07 ET XJTLU Researcher Adding Piece To Puzzle Of New Coronavirus

According to a researcher at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, the Wuhan coronavirus, nCoV-2019, is closely related to SARS from the viewpoint of virus evolution. "Our findings suggest the...


Dec 02, 2019, 23:16 ET XJTLU Presents: From Star Wars to street art - Blending East and West Culture

In a corner of the galaxy that is Shanghai and in a time set in the near future comes Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University's (XJTLU) inaugural public lecture in the city, with a focus on Star Wars and ...


Oct 22, 2019, 23:49 ET International Day Festival brings the world to campus

Thousands of students, staff and other visitors attended the inaugural Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University International Day Festival on October 20 to enjoy the integration of Chinese and...


Oct 16, 2019, 01:57 ET Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University co-developing intelligent crime investigation system

Detectives in China will benefit from an intelligent crime investigation system being developed by Dr Gangmin Li of Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University along with a company located in the same city...


Aug 09, 2019, 04:46 ET Soil sampler invented at XJTLU could promote food safety

Scientists at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University have invented a unique soil solution sampling tool that could help ensure the safety of food grown on land once polluted by harmful heavy metals. Dr...


Apr 03, 2019, 06:00 ET Five tips for foreigners thinking about doing business in China

China. It's home to the largest consumer market in the world and the second largest economy. And if you want to succeed in an international business career, it's a country you can't ignore, according ...


Mar 21, 2019, 04:17 ET Research from XJTLU advances RNA modification mapping

Researchers from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University have completed a high-resolution prediction of the whole-transcriptome m6A RNA modification, successfully creating the world's most accurate map...


Oct 17, 2018, 23:48 ET Research into the scaly anteater genome could provide clues to human immunity

An international research team led by Dr. Siew Woh Choo of Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University has developed the first genome maps of the pangolin, or scaly anteater, and is applying the findings to...


Jun 25, 2018, 03:00 ET IBSS at XJTLU becomes youngest business school to acquire EQUIS accreditation

International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University has gained EQUIS accreditation from the European Management Development Foundation (EFMD). IBSS has made history of...


Mar 19, 2018, 04:00 ET The Department of Architecture at XJTLU now fully accredited by RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects has confirmed accreditation of the Masters of Architectural Design programme of Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, validating its Department of...


Feb 01, 2018, 20:00 ET Plans for new China campus for Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University announced during UK Prime Minister's state visit

Plans for a new campus for Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University were unveiled today as the UK Prime Minister Theresa May continues her state visit to China accompanied by University of Liverpool...


Jan 10, 2018, 04:00 ET Professor Janet Beer honoured with Damehood

The University of Liverpool's Vice-Chancellor and Vice-Chair of the Board of Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Professor Janet Beer, has been recognised with a Damehood for her services to higher...


Nov 27, 2017, 04:00 ET ASEAN country delegates visit XJTLU

Delegates participating in the China-ASEAN Member States Information Ministerial Meeting visited Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University for the first time as part of a visit to Suzhou in Jiangsu...


Nov 09, 2017, 21:00 ET Mutia Hanifah Explores Chemistry in a Global Environment at XJTLU

Mutia Hanifah from Bogor, Indonesia, is studying BSc Applied Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China. "When I was a child I saw a TV...


Nov 09, 2017, 21:00 ET Combining IT and logistics knowledge for a bright future at XJTLU

Vimvaporn Pintuyothin ('Vim') from Bangkok, Thailand, is studying MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management at International Business School Suzhou at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou,...


Oct 20, 2017, 03:00 ET Premier Skills Visits Suzhou for the First Time at the Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The hugely successful Premier Skills initiative, run by the Premier League and the British Council globally, and the Federation of University Sports of China in China, was launched in Suzhou, China,...


Oct 11, 2017, 04:00 ET Air-conditioning research at XJTLU could lead to big energy savings

Mehdi Pazhoohesh, a postgraduate student at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, has been conducting research into air-conditioning technology that could lead to increased comfort for occupants of...


Sep 12, 2017, 03:00 ET Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University appoints new Vice President for Academic Affairs

Professor David Goodman has been appointed vice president for academic affairs at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Professor Goodman is succeeding Professor Barry Godfrey and the appointment will ...


May 26, 2017, 03:00 ET Liverpool government delegation visits XJTLU

A delegation from the Liverpool city government in UK visited Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University to explore possibilities for building business and industry links with Suzhou. Last weekend,...