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NNU’s top 10 stories of 2016

As we head into 2017, Nanjing Normal University has reflected on 10 of the year’s most discussed and substantial stories.

1. Professor Deren Han, Zhihui Dai, and Linwang Yuan got support from National Natural Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China.

2. 41 programs got support from National Social Science Foundation of China including 2 major programs, 7 key programs, and 2 national achievements library of philosophy and social sciences.

3. NNU professor Tianjun Cheng was designated a Changjiang Distinguished Professor. Professor Yonggui Wang, Guilin Tan and Hongbo Zheng were named leading academics of Ten Thousand Talent Program.

4. The Agricultural Sciences Program which is studied at the Ginling Collegethe School of Life Sciences, the School of Geography Science and the School of Chemistry and Materials Science was listed among top 1% of ESI. 13 programs were included into Jiangsu province key programs in the 13th Five Year Plan.

5. The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Virtual Geographic Environment ranked the first in geography in the qualification evaluation.

6. NNU received 50 14th Jiangsu Province Philosophy and Social Science Excellence Achievement Prize including 12 first prizes and 22 second prizes.

7. Professor Zucong Cai was elected into China’s top 10 people in science of 2015.

8. Atheletes Ruoqi Hui, Changning Zhang help Chinese women's volleyball team win gold and Jianan Wang finished fifth with a 8.17m jump in the second round in men' s long jump final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

9. NNU students were awarded one gold medal, two silver medals, three bronze medals in the China College Students Entrepreneurship Competition in 2016.

10. The School of Life Sciences Center for Experimental Education has been approved as National Demonstration Center for Experimental Education.