Law School of Beijing Normal University Held First Lesson for New Doctoral Student of 2018 & Academic Ability Improvement Symposium
At PM 15:00 of October 15, 2018, Law School of Beijing Normal University held First Lesson for New Doctoral Student of 2018 & Academic Ability Improvement Symposium in Classroom 202 of No.2 Teaching Building in Changping Campus. President of Law School, Professor LU Jianping, Party General Branch Secretary, Professor LIANG Yingxiu, Vice President, Professor CHAI Rong, Party General Branch Deputy Secretary, Teacher YUAN Yin, teachers of Law School, Professor XIA Limin, Professor XU Shengping, Professor YUAN Dasong, Law School Branch League Party Secretary, Teacher XU Shulin, Doctoral Student Academic Secretary, Teacher JIANG Wenjing participated in the symposium and had friendly communication with all new doctoral students of 2018. The symposium was hosted by Professor LIANG Yingxiu.
First, President of Law School, Professor LU Jianping made a speech. President LU Jianping warmly welcomed new doctoral students of 2018 on behalf of all teachers and students of the school, and introduced the development situation of Law School of Beijing Normal University and remarkable achievements in disciplinary development in recent years. At the same time, he proposed expectation and requirement to the students and pointed out that the new doctoral students of 2018 were the first batch of new students that lived in the new campus, although the living quarter was far away from this campus, he expected every student to forge ahead and strive for excellence. The inculcation reflected the concern and encouragement from President LU Jianping to the new doctoral students.
Later, School Teacher Representative Professor XIA Limin earnestly communicated with new doctoral students of 2018 on how to improve academic ability and scientific research level. Professor XIA Limin exhorted the new students that doctoral study was a procedural experience, and could not be accomplished by a shortcut. Reading good books, listening to lectures, having academic exchange, constantly increasing knowledge reserve, broadening professional vision, optimizing theoretical structure is the only approach to improve academic accomplishment. During the doctoral period, reading could not be limited by the books and data related to the major, students should attach importance to the methodology of law, and in-depth study of jurisprudence theory was the premise of researching specific subject of law. In addition, widely understanding development and knowledge system of other subject also provided a feasible path for interdisciplinary research. Paper writing was the primary task of doctoral study, and all excellent doctoral thesis could not be finished without data occupation, collection, screening and rationalization. Writing of academic dissertation requires repeated grinding and revision, only under the patient guidance of tutor and word deliberation by student could form an excellent thesis. Professor XIA Limin especially emphasized that doctoral student should stay true to the mission, pursue excellence, and require themselves always with the standard of a qualified doctoral student. The speech of Professor XIA Limin was the lamp to light up the path of new doctoral students of 2018, and made every student present enlightened and benefit a lot.
Later, Vice President Professor CHAI Rong interpreted school length, thesis publishing, sponsorship of academic meeting, how to complete international experience, etc. That the new students concerned the most, meticulously introduced doctoral student cultivation program, and made new students have clear understanding and deep cognition of the task of doctoral study.
Next, Party General Branch Deputy Secretary Teacher YUAN Yin concerned, proposed suggestion and requirement on career life planning, psychological health and safety education, etc. Teacher YUAN Yin said that the school would try its best to meet student’s demand on study and living.
Professor YUAN Dasong further emphasized that students should attach importance to academic norms in academic writing, and strive for writing a paper with research value and academic meaning. Professor XU Shengping placed a great expectation for new students and hoped that every student could love academy from the heart, turn pressure into power, and concentrate on rich and colorful doctoral life.
Senior Student Representative, doctoral student of 2017 LI Hao and JIANG Zongyan combined with their experience in the last year, and provided beneficial experience to new students of 2018 from study and life.
New Student Represent doctoral student of 2018 WANG Yunpeng acknowledged school leaders and teachers for the help and guidance, showed the resolution and attitude of new students in studying hard and concentrating on academy, and proposed suggestion on the problems in study and life in new campus.
In the interaction of teacher and student, new doctoral students of 2018 talked freely. For the questions and demands proposed by new students, teachers answered in patience, recorded carefully, communicated on the site and effectively solved some problem; for other problems, the Law School would actively solve and reported to relevant department, so as to solve the problems of students.
At last, School Party General Branch Secretary Professor LIANG Yingxiu gave a speech. Teacher LIANG extended warm welcome and sincere gratitude to the coming of new students, said that the school would actively build development platform for the students, and encouraged students to improve academic research ability, set objective and forge ahead against difficulties during the doctoral period.
The symposium came to the end in the warm applause. This symposium provides a guide for study, life of new doctoral students, makes new doctoral students of 2018 better understand the policies of the university and school, confirm study objective, planning and method, and feel the concern from the university and school, which lays a good foundation for the smooth doctoral life in the future.