Background

While extreme poverty has eased considerably since 1990, pockets of the worst forms of poverty persist. Ending poverty requires universal social protection systems aimed at safeguarding all individuals throughout the life cycle. It also requires targeted measures to reduce vulnerability to disasters and to address specific underserved geographic areas within each country.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The research resources available in the colleges of NCKU indicate that the College of Medicine and College of Social Science stand out for the achievement of No Poverty (SDG 1) today. In the future, the top three keywords for the Goal, Environment, Class and Quality of Life, shall be the guides for other colleges to channel their research energy to the improvement of the SDG practices.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

After a prolonged decline, world hunger appears to be on the rise again. Conflict, drought and disasters linked to climate change are among the key factors causing this reversal in progress. The proportion of undernourished people worldwide increased from 10.6 per cent in 2015 to 11.0 per cent in 2016.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The College of Medicine and College of Bioscience and Biotechnology of NCKU have contributed much on this Goal thanks to the common working language, which may further play a key role in international collaboration. In addition, the College of Engineering, College of Social Science and College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science can work together on the interdisciplinary research of the environment, inspiring multifaceted solutions and cooperation with development advantages with the joint efforts.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Many more people today are living healthier lives than in the past decade. Nevertheless, people are still suffering needlessly from preventable diseases, and too many are dying prematurely. Overcoming disease and ill health will require concerted and sustained efforts, focusing on population groups and regions that have been neglected.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

On the practices for Good Health and Well-being, the College of Medicine of NCKU has been effectively promoting various cases, such as those to establish NCKU’s strength in the Goal positioning. Meanwhile, the College of Engineering, College of Social Science and College of Management shall work together to further expand their research scopes to elevate the benefits in practice on the established foundation.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

More than half of children and adolescents worldwide are not meeting minimum proficiency standards in reading and mathematics. Refocused efforts are needed to improve the quality of education. Disparities in education along the lines of gender, urban-rural location and other dimensions still run deep, and more investments in education infrastructure are required, particularly in LDCs.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

Through the Center for Teaching and Learning Development, the College of Liberal Arts, College of Social Science, College of Medicine and College of Planning and Design, NCKU promotes and develops quality education. Apart from the pertaining researches in education to date, we facilitate other colleges in practice via resource integration as well. For example, the Sigma School host by the College of Liberal Arts cultivates the interdisciplinary abilities to apply the knowledge of liberal arts and social science.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

While some forms of discrimination against women and girls are diminishing, gender inequality continues to hold women back and deprives them of basic rights and opportunities. Empowering women requires addressing structural issues such as unfair social norms and attitudes as well as developing progressive legal frameworks that promote equality between women and men.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

NCKU’s College of Medicine, College of Planning and Design, College of Social Science and College of Management, with their researches on gender equality, are tasked with the responsibility to engage cooperation across departments and colleges. The keywords, Women, Gender and Equity, are employed as the cornerstone and an opportunity for a focused development together. Events such as “Gro Brundtland Week of Women in Sustainable Development” are organized jointly as features on campus.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Too many people still lack access to safely managed water supplies and sanitation facilities. Water scarcity, flooding and lack of proper wastewater management also hinder social and economic development. Increasing water efficiency and improving water management are critical to balancing the competing and growing water demands from various sectors and users.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

With hydraulic engineering researches done by the College of Engineering, NCKU has accumulated a wealth of relevant studies, leading cooperation across colleges by offering expertise and knowledge support as well as innovative perspectives on issues to create diverse impacts. Furthermore, the College of Engineering, College of Science and College of Medicine shall work in synergy in an attempt to develop as one of the features of NCKU and to solve the needs worldwide.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable and modern energy for all has come one step closer due to recent progress in electrification, particularly in LDCs, and improvements in industrial energy efficiency. However, national priorities and policy ambitions still need to be strengthened to put the world on track to meet the energy targets for 2030.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The College of Engineering and College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science of NCKU have produced ample studies on energy. Together, they shall lead and introduce the College of Planning and Design’s resources to increase the benefits of the practice. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, colleges expand dimensions for researches and create solutions of diversity, probing into angles of different fields to expedite the model development of “Shalun Smart Green Energy Science City” in Tainan.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Globally, labour productivity has increased and the unemployment rate has decreased. However, more progress is needed to increase employment opportunities, especially for young people, reduce informal employment and labour market inequality (particularly in terms of the gender pay gap), promote safe and secure working environments, and improve access to financial services to ensure sustained and inclusive economic growth.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The College of Management and College of Social Science of NCKU excel at the aspects of Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8), full of potential in working across fields with the College of Planning and Design. The whole campus and colleges anticipate a deeper integration of resources, so as to better contribute NCKU’s strengths to the development and practices of Taiwan in promoting the national economic competitiveness (under the Goal).

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Steady progress has been made in the manufacturing industry. To achieve inclusive and sustainable industrialization, competitive economic forces need to be unleashed to generate employment and income, facilitate international trade and enable the efficient use of resources.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

Aiming for “Leading the Sustainable Development Human Capital Development in Asia Region,” NCKU has established a solid foundation in engineering and science, contributed significantly in the fields of aeronautics, transportation and infrastructure, and enjoying networks of outstanding alumni in the pertaining fields beyond the campus. Therefore, the colleges overall enjoy a wealthy momentum for researches. In addition, the College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, College of Liberal Arts and College of Science shall integrate their resources in industries, pedagogy and researches to drive further the positive impacts from the practices of the Goal.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Efforts have been made in some countries to reduce income inequality, increase zero-tariff access for exports from LDCs and developing countries, and provide additional assistance to LDCs and small island developing States (SIDS). However, progress will need to accelerate to reduce growing disparities within and among countries.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The colleges across the campus of NCKU have contributions in Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10), able to assist the Asian region to serve as the mentor for universities on the path of national development by integration of resources available. The departments of science and humanity work together to highlight the impacts of various plans in the region on social structure and values, usher in a vision of prosperity, while sustain the needs for the future life. 

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Many cities around the world are facing acute challenges in managing rapid urbanization— from ensuring adequate housing and infrastructure to support growing populations, to confronting the environmental impact of urban sprawl, to reducing vulnerability to disasters.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

NCKU creates an ideal life of diversity with a sustainable development thinking. The College of Planning and Design leads the development and practices on the local level, integrating the resources of the College of Bioscience and Biotechnology to improve the issues of ecological environment and food safety in a sustainable city. Yet, overall speaking, a tighter integration of the university with Tainan City is required for it to march on the path to a sustainable city laboratory for global education and industry development.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

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Background

Decoupling economic growth from resource use is one of the most critical and complex challenges facing humanity today. Doing so effectively will require policies that create a conducive environment for such change, social and physical infrastructure and markets, and a profound transformation of business practices along global value chains.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

NCKU aims to utilize the researches of Responsible Consumption and Production in the College of Planning and Design, College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, College of Engineering and College of Medicine in the future development of the campus. In response to the keywords for the Goal, Energy, Water and Production, common language as well as positioning across colleges has been established to facilitate NCKU’s effort to promote economic prosperity in the society.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

The year 2017 was one of the three warmest on record and was 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial period. An analysis by the World Meteorological Organization shows that the five-year average global temperature from 2013 to 2017 was also the highest on record. The world continues to experience rising sea levels, extreme weather conditions (the North Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest ever recorded) and increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases. This calls for urgent and accelerated action by countries as they implement their commitments to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The brilliant works of NCKU’s College of Engineering in climate actions has made it a leader in the interdisciplinary cooperation for climate actions. Through collaboration across disciplines, the colleges carry out climate actions, deepen and widen the respective practices on climate action issues as well as combine with the resources in the Asian community to echo the more interdisciplinary climate actions internationally in response to Paris Agreement.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Advancing the sustainable use and conservation of the oceans continues to require effective strategies and management to combat the adverse effects of overfishing, growing ocean acidification and worsening coastal eutrophication. The expansion of protected areas for marine biodiversity, intensification of research capacity and increases in ocean science funding remain critically important to preserve marine resources.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The researches on marine biology in NCKU have been developed through the joint works of the College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, College of Engineering and College of Science. Besides pro-actively participating conferences as a major player, both the faculty and students are proposing strategies and material solutions to the critical issues below water across fields at hand (e.g. plastic, diet, industry culture development, etc.), so as to bring about more changes 

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

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Background

Protection of forest and terrestrial ecosystems is on the rise, and forest loss has slowed. That said, other facets of terrestrial conservation continue to demand accelerated action to protect biodiversity, land productivity and genetic resources and to curtail the loss of species.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The College of Engineering of NCKU has secure the quality resources for future integration in the researches mapped to the environment and earth. Apart from guiding the strategic development of other colleges and departments, it benefits the realization and future application of the global goals as a whole, while elevating the international integration and collaboration in regard to the Goal.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.

Background

Many regions of the world continue to suffer untold horrors as a result of armed conflict or other forms of violence that occur within societies and at the domestic level. Advances in promoting the rule of law and access to justice are uneven. However, progress is being made in regulations to promote public access to information, albeit slowly, and in strengthening institutions upholding human rights at the national level.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

The College of Social Science, College of Medicine and College of Management of NCKU have led NCKU to the realization of Peace, Justice And Strong Institutions (SDG 16) while expediting the development of the global goals. The colleges look forward to form alliances across borders of states and disciplines, integrating resources on campus and beyond to accelerate as well as strengthen NCKU’s practices for the Goal, such as the establishment of the Center for Multicultural Studies on campus and the exhibition of the results.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

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Background

Goal 17 seeks to strengthen global partnerships to support and achieve the ambitious targets of the 2030 Agenda, bringing together national governments, the international community, civil society, the private sector and other actors. Despite advances in certain areas, more needs to be done to accelerate progress. All stakeholders will have to refocus and intensify their efforts on areas where progress has been slow.

Mapping Outcome of NCKU

NCKU has come up with a long-term strategic planning for Partnership for the Goals. In addition to developing bases with the education, researches and industries available, we shall create synergistic benefits and values via the pertaining sustainable development actions laid out by the various colleges, so as to elevate the bridging strategies for developments across borders, disciplines and campuses on the international level, ultimately Leading the Sustainable Development Human Capital Development in Asia Region.

  • College of Planning and Design
  • College of Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Social Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Legend: Radar chart demonstrates relative percentage among NCKU’s colleges, from 0% to 60% and with 10% as interval.