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Hainan University builds new highland for gathering talent in Hainan FTP

Updated: 2021-09-13


A foreign language teacher gives a lesson to students at the International Tourism College of HNU. [Photo/Hainan Daily]

In recent years, Hainan University (HNU) has made use of the talent policy of the Hainan Free Trade Port and has continued to enhance the introduction of talents. Since April 13, 2018, HNU has hired 562 professors with doctoral degrees that specialize in developing Hainan's key industries.

The university currently has 38 national-level talents including an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, an academician of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, a foreign academician of the Japanese Academy of Engineering, and winners of the "National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation".

HNU has made breakthroughs in the training and application of national-level talents such as six national-level talents who have been independently trained or have applied for selection in 2020. In 2021, the national-level talent declaration has also made a historic breakthrough with 10 national-level talents having entered the evaluation stage this year.

Meanwhile, in order to further professors' professionalism, the university revised implementation measures for professors to study for doctoral degrees, and study and train overseas. Up to now, a total of 138 outstanding professors have been selected for in-service doctoral studies, and 178 teachers have been selected to study abroad. 

HNU has made breakthroughs in scientific research projects, and high-level academic papers have been published rapidly. There were 150 projects approved from the National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2021, achieving a historical breakthrough.