Applications of 1,552 national and provincial projects had been conducted by NWAUF in 2014, 706 of which have been approved, including 51 key projects. The received fund reaches 358.740 million yuan (6.80 million yuan for humanities and social sciences research projects). Of all the approved research projects, 159 were officially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China with the total fund of 84.795 million yuan. The rate of funded projects has reached 30.21%, 6% higher than national average level and 4.48% higher compared with the previous year.
(Data updated in December, 2014)