The Research Symposium of Peking University about the major consulting project for academicians of "Research on Several Major Issues of Basic Discipline Education of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in China", was held at Peking University on May 7th, 2021. Academician Zhang Jiping, professor of School of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University, director of Sino-Russian Mathematics Center and head of the special group of mathematical mechanics for major consulting projects of academicians, Academician Xi Zhenfeng of School of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Peking University, researcher Zhou Jianzhong, executive director of the Science Popularization and Education Research Center of the Faculty of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Li Zhe, director of the Admissions Office of Peking University, and more than 20 experts and scholars from ten domestic universities attended the meeting. The meeting was presided over by Zhang Jiping.
Zhang Jiping pointed out that major consulting projects were launched at an important stage of China's scientific development. The CPC Central Committee and the State Council attach great importance to basic scientific research, which provides unprecedented conditions and environment for the development of mathematics, physics and chemistry, and also indicates that China's basic scientific research and talent education and training will usher in a new spring. At such a historical moment, it is very glorious to undertake the research task, and we also feel the great responsibility. The discussion should be based on the reality of basic science education, through further research, find problems, put forward problems and provide policy suggestions to the country.
Zhang Jiping Presided over the Meeting
Zhou Jianzhong briefly introduced the background and relevant information of the project, and explained that the purpose of this oriented research is to gather the wisdom of experts and report it to the central government, in order to make plans for future talent training.
The delegates at the meeting expressed their views on relevant issues and discussed them enthusiastically.