The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) has announced the name list of 146 applicants who have been granted the Research Fund for International Young Scientists in 2017. Five applicants with Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) as their host institution are on the list.
Title of the project
Carbon stock and sequestration in pine woodlands of Yunnan: effect of woody cover
Ravi Kant Chaturvedi
The role of plant architecture in structuring tree distributions across Yunnan biomes
Tristan Raphael Charles-Dominique
The evolution and ecological significance of spinescence in plants
Uriel Jesus Govinda Gelin
Molecular characterization of Soil Organic Matter Decomposition and Potential response to Climate Change in Four different types of Forests in South-West China: Chemical Vs Biological signatures
Biogeographic History of Typhonium (Araceae)
Shook Ling Low
The projects will be one year or two years starting from January 1, 2018. The grant is RMB 200,000 per project for one year or RMB 400,000 per project for two years
The Research Fund for International Young Scientists supports foreign young scientists to conduct basic research in mainland China in all areas of science, engineering and health research which are covered by NSFC with the aim to promote sustainable academic collaboration and exchanges between Chinese and foreign young scientists. Grantees are also eligible for renewing the Fund once based on review and selection.
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
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