Taiwan MOE Fellows

Meet our current Taiwan MOE-WashU Fellows Alumni Taiwan MOE-WashU Fellows Alumni of the Taiwan Ministry of Education-Washington University Scholarship Program are scientists, educators, professionals, and historians all making an impact in their workplaces and communities. This elite, talented group also includes graduate students who have concluded the program but continue to work toward completing doctoral […]

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Taiwan MOE Fellowship

Washington University in St. Louis and the Taiwan Ministry of Education continue their partnership to attract and educate highly talented students to pursue their PhD. Since 2012, the Taiwan Ministry of Education (MOE) and Washington University have jointly supported 43 PhD students in the Taiwan MOE-WashU Fellowship in a range of programs such as biomedical sciences, […]

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Heading off a deadly superbug

Hypervirulent strains of the bacteria Klebsiella caused tens of thousands of infections in China, Taiwan and South Korea last year, and the bacteria are spreading around the world. About half of people infected with hypervirulent, drug-resistant Klebsiella die. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the biotech startup VaxNewMo have produced […]

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Conference on Innovation and Evaluation for Anti-Poverty Initiatives

The conference on Innovation and Evaluation for Anti-Poverty Initiatives will take place at National Taiwan University on April 11-12, 2019 in Taipei. Following years of pilot testing and research, Taiwan has started a national policy of child development accounts, which is a major focus of the meeting. Three Washington University faculty are headline speakers at the conference: […]

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Matched Savings Account for Children in Taiwan

A national Child Development Account (CDA) policy is emerging in Taiwan. President Tsai Ing-wen in June signed into law the Act on Savings Accounts for the Education and Development of Children and Teenagers. The legislation encourages disadvantaged families to save for their children’s future by creating publicly subsidized saving accounts. The scholar Li-Chen Cheng, who […]