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83 HEBUT Projects Funded by NSFC in 2018, Hitting All-Time High in Both Number and Funding Rate

Translator: 国际交流与合作处 Editor: release date :2018-09-06

        On August 16, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) announced the review results of the National Natural Science Foundation Projects of 2018. 83 projects from HEBUT received funding from NSFC. These projects 1 key project, 32 general programs, 47 Youth Science Fund programs, 1 joint fund project, and 2 programs of International Cooperation and Exchangesobtained a direct funding of 34.535 million RMB. 
         In this year, the project applications hit 365, including 189 general programs, 155 Youth Science Fund programs, 9 key programs, 7 joint fund projects, 1 project of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, and 4 projects of National Science Fund for Excellent Youths. The overall funding rate reaches 22.7%.
        Since last September, HEBUT has started a push for the National Natural Science Foundation project application of 2018. HEBUT leaders and the Office of Scientific Research and Development at HEBUT attached great importance to it and held four university-wide meetings to promote project application. Meetings were also held school-wide in various forms. Meanwhile, the Office of Scientific Research and Development and the relevant schools endeavored to remove obstacles for the applicants during the project preparation process. Eventually, with the joint efforts of the whole university, HEBUT hits a record high both in the number of funded projects and funding rate. It serves as a generous gift for the 115th anniversary of HEBUT, and also lays the foundation for the university to achieve the goal of “Double First-Class” construction.


Translated by Song Xinxin , revised by Liu Caimin and proofread by Shi Gengshan