2004 Graduate Program for HK.MO.TW Students

Institute for the History of Natural Science (IHNS)

 (CHINESE)

Founded in 1957, the IHNS is a sole comprehensive and multi-disciplinary organization devoted to research on history of science in China, as well as one of the few research centers for the history of Chinese science and technology in the world. The IHNS is a national institution of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It has about 80 members, of whom over 40 are senior research fellows.

  The Institute has a valuable and highly specialized library which is well-known in China. The library now has in its collection more than 140,000 volumes, of which nearly 3,000 are thread-bound ancient Chinese books. In particular, the unique collection of hundreds of volumes of ancient Chinese mathematical works given to the Institute by the late Professor Li Yan is unparalleled in the world.
     Since 1978, the IHNS has trained more than 130 graduate students for both the Masters and Ph.D. degrees. In addition to the history of various subjects
mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, bio-sciences, geo-sciences, etc., as well as relevant techniques, the IHNS also offers training in the development of scientific strategy and the philosophy of science and technology. Candidates for both the Masters and Ph.D. degrees generally follow a three-year course of study, including a final defense of their written thesis.
     In the 45 years since its founding, members of IHNS have published more than 280 research works and have written close to 7000 papers on the history of science. Among them, the General Collection of Works of Ancient Chinese Science and Technology (Zhengzhou: Henan Education Press, 1993-1998, in 40 volumes),provides a unique reference source for researchers engaged in the history of traditional science and technology in China. Another of the Institute's projects, a History of Science and Technology in China, is underway and expected to consist of 3 parts, totaling 30 volumes.

 

Institution: 80029    Address:  137 Chao Nei Street, Beijing P. R. China    Postal code:100010

Contact Dept: Department of education  Tel:  86-10-64072055   Contact person: Zhang Hong Li

 

Master Program

DisciplineSpeciality(Code) Research field

Supervisor

Enrollment

Examination Subjects

Notes

071200

history of science & technology

 

 

 

 

 

Liu Dun

Liao Yuqun

Wang Qianjin

Zhang Baichun

   2

English or Japanese    History of Science & Technology in China 

History of mathematics; or  history of  astronomy; or medicinal history; or history of technology

 

 

Subject

Title of reference

 Press

Date of press

editor

The History of Sci. & Tech. in China

 

History of Mathematics

 

History of Astronomy

 

 

Medical history

Ancient China’s Science & technology

 

 

The History of Chinese Mathematics

 

History of Sci.& Tech.in China: Astronomy

 

 

Medicine in Traditional China

Foreign language press

 

 

Science press

 

 

Science press

 

 

 

Zhonghua publishing house

1984

 

 

 

1981

 

 

2003

 

 

 

1997

Inst. of the History of Natural Sci.

 

Qian Baocong

 

Chen Meidong

 

 

Zhao Pushan

 

 

Ph.D.Program

DisciplineSpeciality(Code) Research field

Supervisor

Enrollment

Examination Subjects

Notes

071200

history of science & technology

 

 

 

 

Liu Dun

Liao Yuqun

Wang Qianjin

Zhang Baichun

    2

English or Japanese    History of Science & Technology in China 

History of mathematics; or  history of  astronomy; or medicinal history; or history of technology

 

 

Subject

Title of reference

 Press

Date of press

editor

The History of Sci. & Tech. in China

 

History of Mathematics

 

History of Astronomy

 

 

Medical history

Ancient China’s Science & technology

 

 

The History of Chinese Mathematics

 

History of Sci.& Tech.in China: Astronomy

 

 

Medicine in Traditional China

Foreign language press

 

 

Science press

 

 

Science press

 

 

 

Zhonghua publishing house

1984

 

 

 

1981

 

 

2003

 

 

 

1997

Inst. of the History of Natural Sci.

 

Qian Baocong

 

Chen Meidong

 

 

Zhao Pushan

Web site: http: // www.ihns.ac.cn