Policy Forum

The Course of Reform at the Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Science  17 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5239, pp. 1153
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5239.1153


The author discusses recent reforms in the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the leading institution in China fostering research. Major challenges include reduction of permanent staff while increasing visiting staff, and the balance between basic and applied research.