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Hyundai Motor, Seoul National University to Develop Next-generation Battery Technology

Hyundai Motor, Seoul National University to Develop Next-generation Battery Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is teaming up with Seoul National University, one of the country’s higher education institutions, to develop next-generation battery technology for use in future electric vehicles (EVs). On Wednesday, the two parties signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of a center for [...]

Seoul National University to Run Weekly Rapid Virus Testing for More In-person Learning

Seoul National University to Run Weekly Rapid Virus Testing for More In-person Learning

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University said Friday it will run weekly coronavirus testing that produces results in about one hour as part of efforts to detect infections quickly and expand in-person classes on campus. It is the first such move by one of the country’s higher education institutions, which have been [...]

Seoul National University Creates New Major in Peace and Unification Studies

Seoul National University Creates New Major in Peace and Unification Studies

SEOUL, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University will open a new graduate major in peace and unification studies that specializes in peace, unification, and North Korean society to foster experts that can effectively address unification as well as post-unification outcomes. The university is planning to create a master’s course on peace and unification [...]

Cheong Wa Dae to Respond to Petition Calling for the Rescue of Retired Working Dogs Used in Lab Experiments

Cheong Wa Dae to Respond to Petition Calling for the Rescue of Retired Working Dogs Used in Lab Experiments

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A Cheong Wa Dae petition calling on authorities to rescue retired detection dogs being used for experiments at the Seoul National University (SNU) has collected more than 200,000 signatures, reaching the minimum requirement to receive an official response from the presidential office. More than 212,000 people had signed the [...]

Animal Advocacy Group Calls on Government to Save Beagles from Lab Experiments

Animal Advocacy Group Calls on Government to Save Beagles from Lab Experiments

SEOUL, Apr. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A non-profit organization for animal rescue, the Beagle Rescue Network (BRN), has urged the government to rescue the beagles “Feb” and “Cheonwangi” who are being used in experiments at Seoul National University (SNU)’s veterinary college after having completed their duty as detection dogs. Roughly 150 activists from the BRN [...]

Ongoing Controversy over Animal Abuse at Seoul National University

Ongoing Controversy over Animal Abuse at Seoul National University

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University (SNU) has launched an investigation amid allegations that veterinary professor Lee Byeong-chun abused retired working dogs. Amid the investigation, it came to light that a cloned beagle known as “Mei,” a retired working dog that has touched many hearts after related reports of animal abuse, had [...]

SNU Ethics Committee Launches Probe into Professor’s Alleged Mistreatment of a Dog

SNU Ethics Committee Launches Probe into Professor’s Alleged Mistreatment of a Dog

SEOUL, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University (SNU) has launched an investigation into veterinary professor Lee Byeong-chun, who has been accused of abusing a working dog, which is mobilized for quarantines and other work, in the course of testing. It was announced on Tuesday that the Special Committee on Animal Testing Ethics is [...]