Recently, the 8th Outstanding Achievement Award of Scientific Research in Institutions of Higher Learning (Humanities and Social Sciences) has announced its winners. Tianjin University won a total of 4 awards, including 1 first prize, 2 second prizes, and 1 youth award.
Study on Methodology of the Oral History of Heirs by prof. Feng Jicai won the first prize in the group of books and essays; both the Research Report on the Development Strategy of Management Science During the 13th Five-Year Plan Period by prof. Zhang Wei from the College of Management and Economics and the Research on Complex Network Generation Algorithm and Dynamic Stability of International Petroleum Price Market by prof. Chen Weidong won the second prize in the group of consulting service reports, and the Threats of New Dual-Use Biotechnology to China’s Biosecurity and Its Countermeasures by associate prof. Xue Yang from the Law School won the Youth Achievement Award.
As fruit of major projects of the National Social Science Fund, based on philosophical nature, Study on Methodology of the Oral History of Heirs constructs a theory from a complete and systematic perspective, and discovers new disciplinary growth points in oral history. On the basis of interviews and writing methods of general oral history, the book summarizes experiences gained directly from the field, works on normative research on the interviews and writing methods of oral history of heirs, and constructs a new sub-discipline of oral history.
In light of the new environment and changes in the national development, Research Report on the Development Strategy of Management Science During the 13th Five-Year Plan Period focuses on the new trends and characteristics of management science and provides cutting-edge guidance and scientific reference for the advancement of the management science during the 13th five-year plan period, making basic research on management science issues related to "Chinese issues" an important area in the field of international management science.
As the key to advancing the current research on oil price market, Research on Complex Network Generation Algorithm and Dynamic Stability of International Petroleum Price Market obtains coarse-grained data of the time series of oil prices by complicated network theory and methods, establishes a complex network model of oil prices, and analyzes the relationship between the instability and volatility of oil prices by network topology, revealing the law of volatility in response to the network topology of the oil prices and providing new research perspectives and methods for the prediction and decision-making of the oil prices.
Based on the dual-use research represented by new dual-use biotechnology, the Threats of New Dual-Use Biotechnology to China’s Biosecurity and Its Countermeasures analyzes the potential risks of biotechnology innovation to China’s biosecurity and attendant threats to national security, and puts forward corresponding countermeasures and suggestions to promote China’s biosecurity supervision mechanism in strategic planning, regulatory system, legal safeguards, scientific research capacity and social popularization, which has been given much attention from the Party and state leaders.
It is reported that the Outstanding Achievement Award of Scientific Research in Institutions of Higher Learning (Humanities and Social Sciences) announces its winners every three or four years and 1539 awards are presented this year, including 1241 awards of books and essays (152 first prizes, 783 second prizes, and 306 third prizes), 77 awards of consulting services reports (10 first prizes, 47 second prizes, and 20 third prizes), 20 awards of popular books and 201 youth achievement awards. The entries are books, essays, consulting service reports and popular books from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2017.
By: Deng Qi
Editor: Qin Mian