Soochow Scholars Achieved Funding for 311 Projects by the National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2018

On August 16, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) announced the evaluation results of evaluation for project funding in 2018. 311 projects proposed by scholars from Soochow were approved by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, making the university ranked 19th nationwide, 2nd in JiangsuProvince, and 1st among provincial-level colleges and universities.  The direct fund should count up to 156.067 million yuan in total.


The projects supported by the fund include 1 Innovation Research Group Program, 4 Outstanding Youth Science Fund Projects, 3 Key Projects, 165 General Projects, 129 Youth Science Fund Projects, 1 Joint Research Fund for Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong and Macao Young Scientists of the National Natural Science Foundation of China Projects, 7 International Cooperative Research and Exchange Projects and 1 Joint Fund Project. In addition, two projects of the National Outstanding Youth Science Fund Project are to be announced, and some other categories of projects are under review.

 

 

 

The number of projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of Soochow University has remained at a high level and been ranked among the top 20 in China for seven consecutive years. Especially, the successful establishment of Innovation Research Group Projects led by the university has become the first Innovation Research Group Project of the National Natural Science Foundation of university, which is an important breakthrough. Along with the reform in research, the scientific and technological work of SoochowUniversity is facing many difficulties. But with the unremitting efforts of the scientific research personnel, the supervision by leaders and the strong promotion from subordinate units, Soochow scholars have kept outstanding performances in the application of NSFC, which fully demonstrates the overall strength of the institutionin fundamental research as well as the exceptional scholastic atmosphere in our school.