Social Medicine Discipline Research Planning and Promotion Project

Project: A - Government Institutionb - National Science and Technology Council

Project Details


Social Medicine Discipline comprises of six subjects: Public health and Environmental
medicine, Psychological Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Nursing and Food Safety.
Due to high heterogeneity of the disciplines, this project recruited scholars from six subjects
in an advisory board to reach a consensus and establish review criteria for both individual and
long-term projects. To avoid unfair scoring and repetitive reviews, it is important to establish
a standard review and scoring criteria from the advisory boards. In addition, Social medicine
research frequently focused on public health topics, such as aging, long-term care and food
safety. For example, innovative strategy for improved quality care in elderly and promoted
sustainable healthcare system. These are challenge research topics for different disciplines
collaboration and further exploration. In addition, this project comply to the regulation of
Ministry of Technology and Science and implemented the following convener’s
responsibilities: 1) Direct the research proposal review and applications, 2) Attend
international conferences, lectures and technical, recruitment and training workshops, 3)
International cooperation (Discipline collaboration planning, prioritized collaborative tasks
and recommendations, and promote staff exchanges) and reimbursed fees for organized
domestic conferences and relevant fees for attending international conferences and training
workshops, 4) Attend discipline convener meeting and promote relevant tasks of Ministry of
Technology and Science, 5) Project composition of research proposal, annual reports and
assist discipline informational request, 6) Organize review seminar, forum, and conferences,
or result presentation, 7) Other discipline relevant tasks, such as, consultation, planning, and
implementation. 8) Conduct prospective research study and promote international exchanges.
Effective start/end date1/1/1712/31/17


  • Discipline Promotion
  • Discipline Planning


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