Introduction to HNNU2011/10/28
group of youth and middle-aged experts and scholars with great influence at home and abroad have emerged. The joint efforts of many generations have created an excellent school spirit of “Noble morality, Erudite, Aiming at absolute perfection”.
Henan Normal University pays special attention the research of science and technology and their development and application. The value that high and new technology achievement created which the university transferred had reached several hundreds of million yuan in the fields of chemistry pharmacy, battery material, biotechnology and environmental protection. She has been one of the important bases that promote Henan science and technology innovation and ecomonic growth. In the past three years, the university has undertaken over 80 scientific research projections in succession of the “863”, “973”, national natural science fund and so on, 200 scientific research projections at the provincial level and more than 38 at or above the provincial level have been awarded prizes, 200 teaching materials or academic works as well as 4,000 academic papers have been published. The research results in the fields such as basic mathematics; theoretical physics, atomic and molecular physics, physical chemistry, bioengineering, medical systhesis and environmental sciences in the leading position both at home and abroad. Statistics of China Research Institute of S&T Information shows that the collection quality of the academic papers published by teachers of the university and included by SCI has been listed among the top 50th in 8 years in succession since 1994, she was listed in 29th in 1995 and in 4th in the normal colleges and universities throughout the country. The university has always occupied the top 72nd in the colleges and universities of the whole country since 2002. The thesis quotes SCI has always occupied the top 51st since 1995 and ever been up to 32nd. Natural Science Edition and Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition of Journal of Henan Normal University are both chosen as the Chinese core journal. Full text reprint amounts of Philosophy and Social Science Edition ranked the top 7th among the journals of the colleges and universities throughout the country.
The university continuously strengthens the academic exchanges with universities and institutions of foreign countries, having built intercollegiate cooperation of friendly contact with 31 universities and institutes in the USA, Germany, Japan, and France etc. She has successively sent abroad more than 300 experts and scholars to give lectures, further their study, make investigations or carry out academic exchanges. As Many as 120 internationally distinguished scholars, such as Mendoz, a famous Nobel Prize winner; Feng Duan, Wang Erkang, Wu Zuze and Shen Yunfen, the academicians of CAS, to act as honorary or part-time professors of the university. Also many foreign experts and teachers from the USA, Japan, Canada and Britain have been invited to teach here for years.
During the “Eleventh Five-year Plan” period, Henan Normal University shall give further prominence to her normal characteristics, optimize her subject advantages, enhance her comprehensive strength. And she shall build herself into a high-level university with normal education feature.