The New York Times reports on recent cases on academic and scientific fraud that have been the focus of scrutiny in China: China devotes significant resources to building a world-class education system and pioneering research in...
Sep 17, 2010
The Atlantic Wire has a round-up of recent articles about various issues and problems in the scientific field in China: Despite a strongly pro-science official stance, the state of science in China is not good. That, at least,...
Sep 9, 2010
In The Humanist, Sam Geall looks at recent cases of academic or scientific fraud in China, and the “science cops,” such as Fang Zhouzi and Fang Xuanchang, who are trying to keep the facts in check. The article...
Jan 25, 2010
From the Financial Times: China has experienced the strongest growth in scientific research over the past three decades of any country, according to figures compiled for the Financial Times, and the pace shows no sign of...
Jan 22, 2010
The journal Nature has an article about academic pressures and misconduct in China. Only the first paragraph is available without subscription on the Nature website: The latest in a string of high-profile academic fraud cases in...
Jun 20, 2006
From The International Herald Tribune: Every summer, hundreds of Chinese- American scientists, so-called overseas Chinese, leave their posts in the United States and elsewhere to return to help out, lured by lucrative salaries, prestige and the chance to “help China.” Despite all the hype, most researchers say, their best students are so far staying in […]
Jun 10, 2006
From VOA: China has invested billions of dollars in recent years to create world-class universities, but there are fears the effort is being undermined by a series of high-profile academic scandals. In April, a department dean at Tongji Universitywas demoted for falsifying his resume. Just one month before, the assistant dean of prestigious Tsinghua Universitymedical […]
May 15, 2006
From the Christian Science Monitor (link): For scientists and researchers in China, the Chen case, while embarrassing, is all too typical. Other fraud cases are coming to light that reveal a deeply ingrained habit of plagiarism, falsification, and corruption – widely recognized, but not widely policed or punished in Chinese universities. The stunning revelation of […]
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