Jiangxi Agricultural University
Introduction to Jiangxi Agricultural University
Jiangxi Agricultural University (江西农业大学, JXAU, website) is a characteristic high-level university with advantages in agriculture, characteristics in biotechnology, and coordinated development of multiple disciplines. It has the right to grant a doctorate degree and is one of the first units in China to have the right to grant a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree. It is the earliest university in Jiangxi to launch graduate education. It is a university jointly established by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Jiangxi Provincial People’s Government, a national forestry and grassland bureau and the People’s Government of Jiangxi Provincial People’s Government, and a national “midwestern university basic capacity building project” college. The school is located in Nanchang Economic and Technological Development Zone, covering a total area of 16,000 mu. The campus has beautiful scenery and pleasant scenery.
Jiangxi Agricultural University has a long history of running schools. The school traces back to Jiangxi Industrial School, which was founded in 1905, and was renamed Jiangxi Higher Agricultural School in 1908. Undergraduate education started at the National Chung Cheng University, founded in 1940, renamed Nanchang University in 1949, and established Jiangxi Agricultural College in 1952. Jiangxi Communist Labor University was founded in 1958, and was renamed Jiangxi Communist Labor University in 1968. In 1969, Jiangxi Agricultural College and Jiangxi Communist Labor University merged. In November 1980 it was renamed Jiangxi Agricultural University.
Jiangxi Agricultural University has a comprehensive education system. There are currently 17 colleges with more than 28,000 full-time students (including independent colleges). The disciplines cover 9 major categories including agriculture, science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, teaching, and art. There are 6 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 20 first-level discipline master programs, 8 professional degree authorization points, and 58 undergraduate programs. There are 1 key disciplines of the National Forestry and Grassland Bureau, 4 first-class disciplines of Jiangxi Province. 1 national second-class specialty, 4 national first-class specialty, 9 provincial-level specialty, 11 provincial first-class specialty. There are 4 postdoctoral research stations and 1 postdoctoral research station. In 2014, the first foreign postdoc in Jiangxi Province was recruited. In 2017, one candidate was approved for the “Postdoctoral Innovative Talent Support Program”.
Jiangxi Agricultural University has strong teachers. There are more than 1,700 faculty members, and more than 80% of the teachers have doctoral and master degrees. There are 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2 academicians of the Academy of Sciences of the developing countries, 1 candidate of the National “Thousand Talents Program”, 1 distinguished professor of the “Changjiang Scholar”, 2 winners of the “National Outstanding Youth Fund”, and the National “10,000 People Program” “Two leading talents, one teaching teacher, and one national young and middle-aged scientific and technological innovation leader. There are 1 winner of the National May 4th Medal, 4 middle-aged and young experts with outstanding contributions at the national level, 5 candidates of the National “Millions of Talents Project”, 3 winners of the “China Youth Science and Technology Award”, and the National Modern Agriculture Industry There are 4 post scientists in the technical system, 3 candidates in the “New Century Excellent Talents Support Plan” of the Ministry of Education, and 23 candidates in the “Ganxi Talents 555 Project”. There are national innovation teams such as the “National Advanced Collective of Outstanding Professional and Technical Talents”, “National Advanced Collective of Educational System”, “Changjiang Scholars and Innovation Team Development Plan” of the Ministry of Education, and “Outstanding Talents in Agricultural Scientific Research and Innovation Team” of the Ministry of Agriculture There are 4 superior scientific and technological innovation teams in Jiangxi Province, 1 scientific and technological innovation team in universities in Jiangxi, 1 philosophy and social science innovation team in universities in Jiangxi Province, and 3 advantageous scientific and technological innovation teams in Nanchang. There are one national excellent teaching team and seven provincial excellent teaching teams. There are 1 national-level teaching teacher, 3 national model teachers, 2 national outstanding teachers, and 3 national outstanding innovation and entrepreneurial mentors.
Jiangxi Agricultural University’s scientific and technological innovation system has distinctive features. The first national key laboratory jointly established by Jiangxi Province was established. There are high-level technological innovation platforms including national engineering laboratories, national and local joint engineering laboratories, key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, key laboratories of the Ministry of Agriculture, and key laboratories of the National Forestry and Grassland Bureau. There is a National Research Institute of New Rural Development. There are two national experimental teaching demonstration centers and two national practical teaching bases. There are 5 provincial “2011 collaborative innovation centers” and 1 national “2011 collaborative innovation center” (core collaborative units). There are 1 national major innovation platform in Jiangxi Province, 1 cultivation base for major scientific and technological innovation platforms in Jiangxi Province, 12 provincial key laboratories (engineering technology research centers), 4 provincial engineering laboratories (research centers), and provincial-level products. 2 key innovation centers for education integration, 4 provincial key laboratories and 2 provincial high-level laboratories (engineering centers). There are 1 provincial key research base for philosophy and social sciences, 2 provincial key research bases for humanities and social sciences, 1 provincial soft science key research base, and 1 provincial cultural and art science key research base. Provincial college students create a space.
Jiangxi Agricultural University has made outstanding achievements in running schools. The school adheres to the common development of teaching and scientific research, and has achieved excellent results in personnel training, scientific research, social services, cultural heritage innovation, and international exchange and cooperation. Since the establishment of the school, it has trained more than 300,000 specialized talents of various types. Six academicians, 14 provincial and ministerial-level cadres have emerged, more than 30 university party committee secretaries and principals, more than 100 national experts with outstanding contributions, national Most of the model workers and model teachers have become the backbone and leaders in the fields of production, management, management, and agricultural technology promotion. At present, nearly 30 of the current county heads of 100 counties in the province are agricultural graduates. It has established strategic and scientific cooperation relationships with more than 80% of the counties and cities in the province, and has promoted a large number of excellent varieties and modern agricultural technologies with independent intellectual property rights. Since the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period, a total of 103 science and technology awards at all levels have been obtained, including 1 second prize for national technological inventions, 1 special prize for national scientific and technological progress, 5 second prizes, and 2 second prizes for national teaching achievements. item.
In the new historical period, Jiangxi Agricultural University adheres to the principle of cultivating people by virtue of virtues and the responsibility of strengthening agriculture and promoting agriculture, and has intensively implemented the strategy of establishing quality schools, developing schools with characteristics, and strengthening schools with talents, and vigorously promoted the construction of characteristic high-level agricultural universities. Efforts will be made to implement the strategy of rejuvenating the country through science and education, the strategy of strengthening the country by talents, the strategy of driving development by innovation, the strategy of revitalizing the countryside, building a rich, beautiful, happy, modern Jiangxi, drawing a new picture of Jiangxi reform and development in the new era, and making new achievements for the realization of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation Greater contribution.
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