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On November 6th , the award-giving ceremony of HLHL Prize for 2018 was held in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Yan Chunhua, president of Lanzhou University (LZU) and academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, won "Science and technology prize in chemistry of HLHL Funds". Wang Xudong, alumnus of LZU and president of Dunhuang Academy, won "Science and technology prize in regional innovation of HLHL Funds". Academician Yan Chunhua devoted himself to the research on the theory and applicatio...

On October 31th, Igor Gryniv Svetlana Aleksijevitj, the advisor to Ukrainian President, led a delegation of 15 members, including president of the National Academy of Presidential Administration of Ukraine, dean of Ukraine National Lviv Conservatory of Music, president of National Political Theorists Association, to visit LZU, accompanied by Ding Jianwei, councillor of the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine. Yan Chunhua, president of LZU and vice president Pan Baotian met with them. Yan Chunhua expresse...

The 2018 International Genetic Machines Competition (iGEM) was held in Boston, USA from October 25th to 29th. A total of 343 teams, including most of global First-class universities, participated in the competition. Lanzhou University (LZU) team—LZU-CHINA won the gold medal with the project “Vesicle Attacker” in the competition, and won three single awards nomination, including the best drug therapy project, the best basic components and the best new combination components, three single award no...

From August 6th to 19th, the Dunhuang Institute of Lanzhou University(LZU) organized the "Lanzhou University Hu Chinese Inscriptions Study Group" to conduct an academic investigation on the "Grassland Silk Road" in the eastern section of Mongolia. The delegation was headed by Zheng Binglin, director of the Dunhuang Studies Institute of Lanzhou University, the key research bases for Humanities and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education, and the Special-term Professor of the Yangtze River Pr...

Recently Nature Geoscience published the paper centering on the formation time and driving mechanism of Lancang River which was wrote by Nie Junsheng goup, from The Key Laboratory of Western Environment of School of Resources and Environment, LZU. The paper was named "Rapid incision of the Mekong River in the middle Miocene linked to monsoonal precipitation". Lancang River, as one of the top ten rivers in the world, originates from Qinghai Province, flows through dozens of countries in southeast...

On October 16 th , Ren Yi, executive president of the Graduate School of Macquarie University, Australia, Nick Mansfield, president of the Graduate School, and other six people visited LZU. Pan Baotian, vice-president of LZU, accompanied by relevant personnel from International Department, Graduate School, School of Management, School of Politics and International Relations, School of Pharmacy, School of Foreign Languages and Literature and School of Earth Sciences and Mineral Resources met with...

During the course of the Belt and Road Initiative Forum for Ecological Civilization held by University Alliance from September 23 rd to 25 th , Yan Chunhua, president of LZU, and Pan Baohua, vice-president of LZU, respectively met with some distinguished guests, and thoroughly discussed the topics of common interest such as exchanges and cooperation. Those distinguished guests included Juliette Biao, director of the African office of the United Nations Environment Programme, Ishtiaq Ahmad,presid...

On September 25th, Afghanistan's Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, leading a delegation of 11 including HasinaSafi, acting minister of Ministry of Information and Culture, Sultan Ahmad Baheen, director of the Third Political Division and former ambassador to China visited Laznhou University (LZU). Yuan Zhanting, Secretary of the CPC, LZU and Yan Chunhua, President of LZU met with the guests in the VIP room of Yifu Science Hall. During the meeting Yuan Zhanting made a brief introducti...

On September 24 th , Lanzhou University (LZU) and Gansu Provincial Department of Education hosted the 2018 “Belt and Road Initiative” University Alliance Ecological Civilization Theme Forum, during which participants both at home and abroad shared new achievements in the construction of colleges and universities, which depicts a new chapter in the “Belt and Road” higher education community and explores the new experience of “Belt and Road Initiative” ecological civilization construction. Yan Chu...

Recently, The Plant Cell , a top journal on botany, published a research paper CIK receptor kinases determine cell fate specification during early anther development in Arabidopsis online. This paper, revealing the molecular genetics mechanism of a group of receptor kinases controlling the early anther development of Arabidopsis, was written by the research group led by Prof. Gou Xiaoping, and the group was affiliated with the key lab of Ministry of Education on “cells activity and adversity ada...