Geophysics Appraisal Group of Ministry of Education Held First Meeting at SUSTech


On June 30, the Geophysics Appraisal Group of Ministry of Education, under the guidance of the State Council’s Academic Degrees Committee, held its first meeting on SUSTech’s campus. The meeting was hosted by Chen Xiaofei, Department Head of Earth and Space Sciences at SUSTech. Academic experts from Peking University, Zhejiang University, Nanjing University, and other top-tier institutions joined Geophysics Appraisal Group members for the meetings.

Professor Zhang Wei from SUSTech’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences presented the 2017 work summary and 2018 work plan on behalf of the Geophysics Appraisal Group. All attendees carefully studied official policy papers on graduate student education, curriculum management, and future development of geophysics in China. They also had in-depth conversations on current issues in geophysics and earth sciences education, and unanimously called for better program offerings and curriculum design.