In order to promote the application of the 9th National Outstanding Achievement Award in Scientific Research (Humanities and Social Sciences) of NENU, further improve the competitiveness of NENU’s participation results, strive to achieve a breakthrough in quality and quantity in this award, and better support the construction of “double first-class” of NENU, the Social Science Department held an online application mobilization briefing on December 4th. Relevant persons in charge of the Social Science Department, heads of scientific research work of various units, scientific research secretaries and teachers who are interested in applying attended the meeting.
At the meeting, the relevant person in charge of the Social Science Departmentfirst interpreted the implementation measures and related requirements of the 9thNational Outstanding Achievement Award in Scientific Research (Humanities and Social Sciences) of Colleges and Universities. The 9th Award is an important measure for the Ministry of Education to fully implement the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in the new era and Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, aiming to commend, reward and display the major theoretical and practical achievements of the social science sector in colleges and universities in serving the development of the Party and the country, encourage rigorous academic attitude and courage to innovate and cast excellent academic spirit, and promote colleges and universities to accelerate the construction of philosophy and social sciences with Chinese characteristics and the construction of China’s independent knowledge system. Then, he introduced the outstanding achievements in the field of philosophy and social sciences in recent years. Since 2016, NENU has won a total of 21 awards in the seventh and eighth National Outstanding Achievement Award in Scientific Research (Humanities and Social Sciences), including 4 first prizes. In addition, a total of 20 awards were won in the National Outstanding Achievement Award in Education Science, including 2 first prizes. The achievement of these major awards has played a supporting role in the construction of “Double First-class” of NENU. It is hoped that all scientific research units must attach great importance to the application of the award of the Ministry of Education, comprehensively sort out and summarize the important landmark achievements of the unit in recent years, and advance the application of this award. On this basis, the relevant person in charge of the Social Sciences Department focused on “how to improve the quality of application”, and gave detailed explanations from the aspects of “school evaluation policy”, “content improvement and polishing”, “collection of supporting materials”, “precautions for application” and “specific schedule”.
The Outstanding Achievement Award for Scientific Research (Humanities and Social Sciences) of Colleges and Universities is the highest award in the field of philosophy and social sciences in China, which has always been highly valued and widely approved by colleges and universities and all walks of life at large, and has become one of the important symbols of discipline construction, scientific research and talent team construction in colleges and universities. The total number of awards in this year’s award is about 1,500, and the number of applications by NENU is 62. Next, the school will increase its organizational efforts to select and recommend the most representative and competitive achievements of various disciplines to participate in the evaluation through extensive mobilization, key mobilization, one-on-one guidance and expert review.
(From News Center, translated by Wei Jia, revised by Liu Lixin)