An “Elite Class for Ecological Studies” will be jointly set up by Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) and Yunnan University, according to a signing ceremony in Kunming on June 18.
As representatives of the two sides, director Chen Jin of XTBG and vice principal Yang Zeyu of Yunnan University signed the cooperation agreement.
According to the agreement, XTBG and Yunnan University are to jointly set up platform for talent cultivation and scientific research, by giving full play to each advantage. Training programs will be provided to promising students majoring in Ecology studies.
For the elite class, the team of lecturers will be composed of professors and associate professors from the two sides. Training programs, multidisciplinary lectures, scholarships will be provided to promising students majoring in Ecology studies.
XTBG and Yunnan University have stablished close ties over the past decades. With establishment of the elite class, the ties will be closer. The two sides aim to contribute more to ecological civilization of China.
The “elite class” is a response to the “Science and Education combined with Cooperative Education ActionPlan” by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Ministry of Education.
Te signing ceremony
Representatives of the two sides pose a photo.
Chen Jin (L) and Yang Zeyu holds talk
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
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