The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) recently announced the result of grant applications for 2023. Researchers at the University of Macau (UM) received grants for their research projects in various fields, including materials science, financial technology, nanomedicine, Chinese medicine, integrated circuits, environmental engineering, and economics. Among the applications submitted by UM, one project received a grant from the Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao) and 11 from the Young Scientists Fund. Among the applications submitted by the Zhuhai UM Science & Technology Research Institute (ZUMRI), three projects received grants from NSFC’s General Program and two from the Young Scientists Fund.
Scholars who submitted applications through UM and received grants from the Young Scientists Fund included Tao Yubo, assistant professor of the Department of Economics of FSS. In addition, among the applications submitted by ZUMRI, Yang Yibai, associate professor of the Department of Economics of FSS, and Luo Li and Cai Zhongya, assistant professors in the FST, received grants from NSFC’s General Program; while postdoctoral fellows Wan Qian and Lou Yaying received grants from the Young Scientists Fund.