Northeast Normal University (NENU) is strengthened by scientific research through advancing the high-level and distinctive scientific researches. From 2006 to the end of 2013, NENU undertook 3,257 scientific research projects at or above provincial level with RMB 823 million funds in total. Among these projects, there are 92 humanity and social sciences projects including Marxism Theory Research and Construction Project, major projects supported by National Social Sciences Foundation, major projects and key programs in Philosophy and Social Sciences Research supported by the Ministry of Education, major projects for key research centers of Humanity and Social Sciences Research supported by the Ministry of Education, New Century Excellent Talents Supporting Program, National Qing-Dynasty History Editing Projects and major projects entrusted by the state ministries or national committees, and there are 117 natural science research projects covering national 863 Program and 973 Program, and major projects of the Ministry of Education as well as the Ministry of Science and Technology. Since 2006, academic papers have amounted to over 5,000 CSSCI papers and 3,900 SCI papers. In November, 2013, as indicated by the Basic Scientific Index database, the total cited number of NENU’s ESI papers ranked 33rd among China's universities with average cited frequency per paper ranking 1st. Since 2001, humanity and social sciences of NENU have obtained 799 awards at or above provincial level, including 32 excellent achievement awards for national universities' humanities and social sciences research and 12 outstanding achievement awards for national education science; natural sciences of NENU have obtained 86 awards at or above provincial level, including 4 national awards.