Challenges to China's Academic STEM Research Ecosystem

July, 2021
IDA document: D-23835
FFRDC: Science and Technology Policy Institute
Type: Documents
Xueying Han, Irina Liu, Gifford J. Wong, Richard P. Appelbaum See more authors
Although China has made significant strides in science and technology over the past few decades, it faces a variety of challenges in building and cultivating a research ecosystem that fosters innovation. To better understand these challenges, we conducted interviews with 40 Chinese STEM faculty researchers across institutions of higher education in Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan and Guangzhou.