Seminar for Health Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences (June 18, 2020)

===== Seminar for Health Sciences=====

Date & Time:Thursday, June 18, 2020, 1:30 PM-3:20 PM     Location:E717

Host_1: 王顥瑾(Hao-Chin Wang)
Speaker_1:冉毅炘(Yi-Hsin Jan)

Topic:Investigating the effect of multisensory stimulation on depression and anxiety of the elderly nursing home residents: A randomized controlled trial

Host_2:冉毅炘(Yi-Hsin Jan)
Speaker_2:王顥瑾(Hao-Chin Wang)

Topic:Impact of post-sepsis cardiovascular complications on mortality in sepsis survivors: a population-based study

Teacher and Student Forum

The 108 academic year will be ended soon. Thanks for your kind support.

We will have our teacher and student forum on the June 18. We seek to understand your thoughts, feelings, and opinions about this program, and therefore allows us to support you and your learning adequately. Hope you all can come to our forum.

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020, 13:00-13:30

Location:Room B201, Tzu Chi University

Moderator:Dr. Rong-Kung Tsai, Professor/Director (蔡榮坤所長)

1090528【Lecture】Dr. Lie-Fen Shyur (徐麗芬特聘研究員,中央研究院農業生物科技研究中心)

Host:Prof. Rong-Kung Tsai (蔡榮坤教授)

Speaker:Dr. Lie-Fen Shyur (Distinguished research fellow, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica)
徐麗芬特聘研究員(中央研究院農業生物科技研究中心)

Topic:A New Paradigm for Future Medicine Development from Medicinal Plants for Inflammation-related Disease

Time:Thursday, May 28, 2020, 2:00-3:30 PM

Location:Room B201

20200528_Special Lecture

This semester Qualifying Examination

According to the rules from our institute, the PhD Qualifying Examination should be completed before the end of third academic year after enrollment, and students should complete the application process within one month at the beginning of every semester (before 3/27 in this semester) .

The process flowchart:

Choose your adviser professor and constitute the thesis advisory committee.

Submit a completed application form, and two non-thesis topics along with the main research project (all with abstracts).

The institute director and deputy directors will decide a topic for your non-thesis proposal, and also recommend one full-time tenured faculty from the Institute of Medical Sciences as your Qualifying Examination Committee member.

Your thesis advisory committee recommends two to four members for your Qualifying Examination Committee (at least one third of the members should be the external member of the Tzu Chi University).

Confirm the date for your Qualifying Examination.

Submit your non-thesis proposal two weeks before the Qualifying Examination (an electronic copy and 3 printed copies).

The Qualifying Examination.

Attached are the application forms.

Institute of Medical Sciences, Guidelines Governing Direct Transfers from the MSc to Ph.D. Program

Admission Requirements:
In accordance with TCU policies, a master’s student who has a superior academic record at the graduate level, and presents outstanding research potential is eligible to apply for the direct Ph.D. track.

Materials Required for Applications:
1. A completed application form (http://academic.tcu.edu.tw/?page_id=141).
2. An autobiography (including the motivation; 3 copies)
3. At least two letters of recommendation, which must from academic sources.
4. A study plan for Ph.D. program (3 copies).
5. A transcript show grades (including class ranking) for every semester of study in which you were enrolled at that institution (including the first semester of 108 academic year) (please hand in the transcript before January 31, 2020).

The Examination Committee of the Institute will assess applicants based on their application materials and the oral interview. Upon approval by the Institute, the screening results will be forwarded to the president of TCU for affirmation. Applicants who are accepted will officially become doctoral students of the Institute.

Application date:
December 23, 2019 to January 10, 2020.

Oral interview date:
March 7, 2020

Maximum admission number of students: 8

Programs open for application:
Program of Medical Sciences and Program of Health Sciences.

Admission Results:
Admission results will be released on March 23, 2020

Scholarship/Financial Aid Information:
TCU facilitates scholarship programs for international students. For more details about scholarships, please contact the Office of International Affairs.

Applicants please submit the required materials (all in an envelope with the applicant’s name and the program name that you apply to on it) to the Office of Academic Affairs of TCU (The Registrar Division) prior to the application deadline.

If you have any question, please contact the office of Institute of Medical Sciences (03-8565301 ext. 2011).