Natural Science

Natural Science

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Yunnan University actively integrates itself into the national developmental strategy, and it plays a good role in the social economic development of Yunnan Province. The university has launched a strategy to promote teaching via scientific research and to enhance its strength via academic work. In recent years, the University has actively undertaken major scientific research projects and has produced a batch of high-level research achievements.

Natural science research at Yunnan University aims at major national strategic needs for basic research, major scientific frontier issues, and applicable technology for economic and social development. The university has independently presided over two projects of "973 Plan", four projects of “863 Plan”, two projects of “National Special and Important Programs Related to Water Resources”, one project of “Supporting Program for Science and Technology Research of China”. Yunnan University has won the first prize of National Natural Science Award once, second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award twice, the He Liang & He Li Prize in Science and Technology Progress and Innovation Award three times respectively, and Outstanding Contribution Award of Science and Technology of Yunnan Province twice. Yunnan University is also home to one national key lab, one national model entity for technology transferring, two key labs jointly developed by Ministry of Education and Yunnan Province, six provincial key labs, two provincial engineering labs, four provincial international joint research centers, four provincial engineering research centers, three provincial synergy innovation centers, two provincial bases for training of high-tech innovation talents, and finally, one national Linux technological training and promotion center.

In 2015, Yunnan University had 380 articles published in SCI journals, 171 in EI journals, and 74 in CPCI-S journals.