Responds to the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ guidance, NIGPAS has completed the proposal for the 14th Five-Year Plan in 2021. Three main research directions will be strengthened in future, including Origin and Early Evolution of Life on Earth, Origin and Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems, and High-Resolution Palaeogeography for Geological Basin of Sedimentary Minerals. Further, three cutting-edge research directions will be focused, i.e. Major biological events and ecosystem evolution in the Deep Time, Climate Change in Deep Time and Palaeo-Astrobiology, and Digital Palaeontology & Stratigraphy and Big Data Analysis.
President of CAS HOU Jianguo (middle of the front row) inspects the institute (2021)
Vice President of CAS YIN Hejun (second from right) inspects the institute (2021)
Vice President of CAS GAO Hongjun (third from right) inspects the institute (2021)