Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding Wins the National Advanced Collective in Scientific Popularization Award

According to the Decision of Ministry of Science and Technology, Propaganda Department of Central Committee and China Association for Science and Technology on Commending National Advanced Collectives and Advanced Workers in Scientific Popularization (GKFZ[2020] No. 344), approved by the coordinating group on performance appraisal and commendation, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee and the China Association for Science and Technology recently awarded the title of “National Advanced Collective in Scientific Popularization” to 183 units, including the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, for their tremendous contributions to scientific popularization since 2016.




The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding established the first specialized department of science popularization education in the national zoo system in 2000, and took it as an important social responsibility to disseminate biodiversity protection ideas represented by giant pandas to the public locally and globally.

For some time, the Panda Base has been making comprehensive use of its own hardware and software resources and advantages, taking the giant panda as the carrier, constantly adding value to the giant panda cultural brand, extending the giant panda’s international influence, creating original giant panda cultural works, strengthening the construction of “We Media”, and building a publicizing platform for scientific popularization.


Moreover, it has engaged in a series of ventures: designing practical courses for Hands-on Inquiry Based Learning relying on scientific research achievements; accurately locating the target population and building the giant panda classroom brand; seizing opportunities to carry out science popularization propaganda and activities to popularize scientific knowledge; taking tourists as the center to improve the effect of science popularization display and building the first interactive experience museum in China with the giant panda as its theme; cultivating science popularization teams and extending the influence of science popularization; publishing books on science popularization and broadening its ways. It has provided the public with high quality science popularization services and made positive contributions to the improvement of the scientific and cultural quality of citizens.


The honorary title of “National Advanced Collective in Scientific Popularization” is recognition and spur for the work of the Panda Base. It will never forget its original purpose, keep its mission in mind, cherish the honor, explore and innovate, optimize science popularization services, publicize science popularization culture, promote scientific popularization, and make constant progress.