After 15 years of operation, Nanjing Museum of Palaeontology has successfully completed its exhibition reconfiguration and renovation in 2020, via the support from CAS, to show the public more fossil specimens and the latest palaeontological research progresses.
From December 26th to 27th, the "Ancient life Accompanies You and Me" large-scale theme science forum and the upgrading and reopening ceremony of the Nanjing Museum of Palaeontology, together with the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Science Popularization Network Committee of the Herbarium/Museum of the Chinese Academy of Sciences was held in Nanjing. At the opening ceremony of the conference, Academician ZHOU Zhonghe was invited to give a wonderful lecture titled "Secrets from Fossils-Talking about Paleontology". A series of popular science activities, including a forum for museum curators and school principals, etc. were held in the meantime. There were 15 experts from eight CAS institutes carried out science lectures to 15 primary or secondary schools in Nanjing, which attracted thousands of audiences.