SNNU ranks 11th in China 211 higher institution think tanks
Shaanxi Normal University ranks the 11th in the comprehensive ranking of Project 211 Higher Institution Think Tanks, according to the list released at the 2016 China Think Tank Governance Forum held in Nanjing University on December 17.
The forum was sponsored by Guangming Daily and Nanjing University and hosted by Nanjing University's China Think Tank Research and Evaluation Center and Guangming Daily's Think Tank Research and Release Center.
At the forum, the two centers announced the opening of China's first think tank vertical search engine and data management platform CTTI and the list of CTTI source think tanks.
Four SNNU research institutes and centers are on the list: Northwest Institute of Historical Environment and Economic and Social Development, Institute of Frontiers in Western China, Center for Land Resources in Northwest China, and Coordinated Innovative Center for Belt and Road Construction and Central Asian Studies.
Representative of SNNU, as the only university in northwest China to be listed with high marks, participated and spoke at the forum.
The think tanks reviewed are categorized into political and government agency think tanks, social organization think tanks and higher institution think tanks.
The higher institution think tanks are sub-divided into Project 985 institution think tanks, Project 211 institution think tanks and other higher institution think tanks.