Program Description

The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program is sponsoring the travel of five undergraduate science and engineering students from the University of California, Riverside to China to participate in international research. The purpose of this program is to globally engage U.S. students in international research and cultural exchange. This will be achieved at SHRIME, Peking University, Shanghai, China and Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China and the surrounding culturally rich areas.

Featured Blogs

  • 26August

    Our last full day in China! Time really flies when you’re having fun. For our last sightseeing trip, this morning we took the bus over to the local museum. We saw an exhibit about the history of porcelain which had many ceramic works from the past. There was also an exhibit about evolution containing skulls of early humans and other skeleton artifacts about human evolution found in... Read more
  • 30July

    For our last full day in Shanghai we were originally supposed to spend the day shopping, but we decided to take a trip to an amusement park called Happy Valley instead. Unfortunately, Crystal had been feeling ill the last few days, so she decided to stay home and rest. The rest of us met up with Long at 7:00am and made our way to the subway. We had to take two subway lines in order to... Read more