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Shenzhen Polytechnic Holds a Debriefing to Conclude Sino-Australian International Cooperation Project cum College-level Research Highland Project

On December 8, Shenzhen Polytechnic held a debriefing to conclude the college-level research highland project Study on the Social Economy and Institutional Innovation of China and Australia. The meeting was presided over by Ruan Yihua, Deputy Director of the Scientific Research Department. The participating experts included three people from other institutions: Mo Daxi, Director of the Research Institute of the Academy of Social Sciences, Chen Yong, Dean of the School of Economics at Shenzhen University, and Tian Qibo, Director of the Department of Social Sciences at Shenzhen University. Liu Dong, Director of the Scientific Research Department, Professor Zha Zhengxiang and the members of Sino-Australian International Cooperation Project Group attended the meeting.

At the meeting, Professor Zha Zhengxiang, project leader, firstly made a general report in respect of the completion of the project and research findings. Over the three years of collaborative research, 35 academic papers were published, of which 6 were released at international conferences, 3 papers were collected by EI and 3 papers were collected by ISTP (CPCI- SSH). And four books on international collaborative research were compiled. These went beyond the predetermined research objectives and enhanced the level of research and international cooperation. In the course of jointly conducting scientific research cooperation with Federation University Australia, two universities jointly conducted eight academic exchanges, which not only opened up new areas for international cooperation and improved the international reputation of Shenzhen Polytechnic but also played a very good role in pushing for a world-class university. This project actively created advantages in the field of research and made great efforts to build an outstanding research team. 25 researchers participated in the project, including 8 professors and 10 associate professors, which trained a large-scale research team with an international vision for Shenzhen Polytechnic.

Four research subgroups for the Comparative Study on the Driving Mechanism and Mode for Enterprise Innovation, Study on the International Market Awareness and Operating Mode of Chinese Brands, Study on the Development Path of Accounting Systems, Accounting Methods and Accounting Roles in Ancient China, and Comparative Empirical Research on Tourism Development and Protection Mode of World Heritage Sites in China and Australia made debriefings one by one in respect of the completion of the project. The debriefings centered on the overview of project research objectives, research findings, use of funds as well as achieved economic, social and ecological benefits.

The participating experts carefully heard the debriefings, focused on examining the research finding of the subject, conducted in-depth exchanges with the persons who made the debriefings, and set a high value on the research finding of the subject. The experts said that the selection of the subject "Study on the Social Economy and Institutional Innovation of China and Australia" is of important theoretical value and practical significance; the research thinking is clear; the contents of the subject informative; the data is statistically significant, producing a number of high-level research findings, enhancing the scientific research cooperation between Shenzhen Polytechnic and universities in Australia, and in having trained and exercised the research team, has reached new levels in large-scale research activities. With respect to the research findings of these four research sub-projects, the experts also gave constructive comments. They hoped that the research group would further improve the research findings, form some research reports with countermeasures, and provide decision-making consultation services to enterprises and the relevant departments of the government.