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China’s scientific progress hinges on access to data

It is getting harder for scientists in China to obtain the high-quality public data that they need for important research studies, says Zheng Wan. (...) - Nature, par Zheng Wan, 28 April 2015

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[China] Anti-corruption watchdog targets top university

Some of China’s top universities are coming under scrutiny as part of the country’s anti-corruption drive, with Shanghai’s prestigious Fudan University last week named and shamed by anti-graft watchdog the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

In an unusual move, the commission published its report on Fudan and some other unlinked organisations, saying it was publicising its findings in the hope of spurring “public supervision” of organisations. (....) - University World News, by Yojana Sharma, 09 July 2014 Issue No:328

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Universities: China's rankings rising

China's research spending is helping the nation to catch up with Japan in terms of elite universities.

China's higher-education star is rising, while Japan's is waning, according to the Times Higher Education's Asia University Rankings 2014. Japan dropped two institutions from the top 100, whereas mainland China added four. But Japan still leads the Asian nations with 20 top-100 universities; China is second with 18, and South Korea third with 14. Thomson Reuters, which collates the data, bases the rankings on 13 indicators, including research and technology transfer. China has advanced mostly as a result of increasing its research expenditure, says a Thomas Reuters spokesperson, whereas Japan's research budget has remained flat. (...) - Nature 511, 115, 02 July 2014

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Chine : Pas assez d'étudiants dans les facs !

Chine : Pas assez d'étudiants dans les facs ! | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

En Chine, les étudiants désertent les universités. Mais pour quelles raisons ? meltyCampus vous en dit plus !

La Chine a beau avoir une population supérieure à un milliard d’habitants, cela n’empêche pas les universités de se vider petit à petit. Au moins sept provinces et une région n’ont pas atteint le quota d’inscription fixé par l’Etat en 2013, et pire encore, les écarts sont conséquents. (...) - meltycampus.fr, par LRobinDesile, 05/06/2014

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Research funders announce open access policies

China’s top science funding agencies – the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Natural Science Foundation of China – have issued new open access policies on research in a move to make research widely available. The academy said open access would “facilitate knowledge dissemination and accelerate the globalisation of science”.(...) - University World News, by Yojana Sharma, 23 May 2014 Issue No:321

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Chinese agencies announce open-access policies

Chinese agencies announce open-access policies | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Researchers will now be required to make papers free to read within one year of publication.

China has officially joined the international push to make research papers free to read. On 15 May, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), one of the country’s major basic-science funding agencies, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), which funds and conducts research at more than 100 institutions, announced that researchers they support should deposit their papers into online repositories and make them publicly accessible within 12 months of publication.(...) - by Richard Van Noorden, Nature, 19 May 2014

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Postgraduate studies shunned as free tuition scrapped

The Chinese government's decision to scrap free tuition for postgraduate studies - including masters degrees and PhDs - is driving more graduating students to enter the job market instead of remaining in higher education. The trend is likely to intensify the graduate unemployment problem in the country this year.

Free postgraduate studies come to an end at centrally funded universities in China from the 2014 academic year that starts in September.(...) - University World News, by Yojana Sharma, 01 May 2014 Issue No:318

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China tops Europe in R&D intensity

China tops Europe in R&D intensity | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Reforms to commercial and academic research systems still needed despite reaching spending milestone, say scientists. (...) - by Richard Van Noorden, Nature, 08 January 2014

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The True Cost of Becoming an Academician in China?

The True Cost of Becoming an Academician in China? | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Revelations of government corruption hardly raise eyebrows in China these days. But Zhang Shuguang’s exploits have managed to shock a jaded populace. The “father” of China’s high-speed rail system, standing trial on corruption charges in Beijing last week, testified that he solicited bribes from businessmen because he needed money—a whopping 23 million yuan (about $3.8 million)—to burnish his credentials and influence votes in the biannual elections for membership in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2007 and 2009. It turned out to be money ill spent, in more ways than one: Zhang failed to get elected not once, but twice. (...) - ScienceInsider, 2013/09/17

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US: Chinese applications fall

Applications from China to US graduate schools decline for first time in years, says report.

The number of applications to US graduate schools from students in China fell this year for the first time since 2006, when the US Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in Washington DC first had sufficient sample sizes to keep track. An 8 April CGS report finds that total international applications to the United States grew by 1%, the smallest rise in 8 years. Chinese applications fell by 5%, after growth of 19% in 2012 and 21% in 2011. Services that help students to narrow down their choices may be a factor, says Rajika Bhandari, deputy vice-president for research and evaluation at the Institute of International Education in New York, as may the cost of US applications. (...) - Nature, 496, 539 (2013), 24 April 2013

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Online courses gain popularity at universities

The trend of learning through open online courses has made its way to China, as more of the country's top universities unveil public courses. The first cross-university open class for college students in Shanghai kicked off last Tuesday night, reports Global Times. (...)  - Blobal Times via University World News, 09 March 2013 Issue No:262

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L'université technique de Delft ouvre trois centres de recherche en Chine et un au Brésil

L'université technique de Delft ouvre trois centres de recherche en Chine et un au Brésil | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Le 12 novembre 2012, l'université technique de Delft (TU Delft) a ouvert un nouveau centre de recherche en Chine, en collaboration avec l'université de Wuhan, dans les domaines de l'information géographique, la géodésie et la télédétection. Après avoir connu un grand succès avec un centre de recherche sur l'éclairage LED à Beijing l'année dernière, ce nouveau centre de recherche est le premier d'une coopération internationale plus large. Deux autres centres vont suivre dans les prochains mois, un sur la thématique de l'eau et un second concernant les systèmes urbains et l'environnement. (...) - BE Pays-Bas 42, Les Bulletins Electroniques des Ambassades de France, 2012/12/20

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Jusqu'où monteront les universités chinoises ? Trente millions d'étudiantsTrente millions d'étudiantsTrente millions d'étudiants

Jusqu'où monteront les universités chinoises ? Trente millions d'étudiantsTrente millions d'étudiantsTrente millions d'étudiants | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Depuis plusieurs années, le pays investit dans la matière grise. Il se dote d'établissements de rang mondial et multiplie les partenariats. 

 

Méconnaissables. Quiconque a sillonné la Chine récemment n'a pas manqué de le constater : les universités y sont particulièrement choyées. Partout, des bâtiments modernes, des espaces verts, des gymnases, des stades. Bref, de véritables universités « à l'américaine ». (...) - Les Echos, 23/10/2012

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Chine : contrôle idéologique à l'université

Trois universités parmi les plus prestigieuses de Chine se sont engagées à renforcer le contrôle idéologique sur leurs enseignants et étudiants, pour défendre la pensée marxiste et consolider le système socialiste. (...) - Le Figaro, 01092014

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[China] Business degrees affected by anti-corruption campaign

Executive business degrees, or EMBAs, have traditionally been a money-spinner for China’s universities, charging high fees. But this year has seen a sharp drop in applications as an ongoing government anti-corruption campaign has curbed funding for officials eligible for the courses.

Universities have had to give up planned tuition fee rises for EMBA courses, despite the hikes already having been approved by the authorities, the official China Daily newspaper reported this week, noting that fewer government officials and executives from state-owned enterprises had signed up to study compared to 2012. (...) - University World News, by Mimi Leung, 03 July 2014 Issue No:327

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[Australia] Helping postgraduate students adapt to study abroad

I am leading an international collaborative research project, funded by the Australian government’s Office for Teaching and Learning, which involves universities in Australia and China.

We are interested in exploring how Chinese students might make the transition more successfully into postgraduate coursework studies in communication and media in Australia – and possibly in other fields and other Western countries as well. (...)  - University World News, by Christine Daymon, 27 June 2014 Issue No:326

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Chinese Science to Get With the Global Program

Chinese Science to Get With the Global Program | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Officials at confab rally to the cause of open access and stricter review.

 

BEIJING—Chinese science leaders here today threw their weight behind plans to embrace open access and Western norms of scientific conduct, including a plea from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for more rigorous evaluation and peer review. (...) - Science, by Christina Larson, Science, 28 May 2014

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Chinese agencies announce open-access policies

Chinese agencies announce open-access policies | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Researchers will now be required to make papers free to read within one year of publication.

China has officially joined the international push to make research papers free to read. On 15 May, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), one of the country’s major basic-science funding agencies, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), which funds and conducts research at more than 100 institutions, announced that researchers they support should deposit their papers into online repositories and make them publicly accessible within 12 months of publication. (...) - by Richard Van Noorden, Nature, 19 May 2014

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La Chine débarque en force sur le marché des MOOCs

L'information est passée à peu près inaperçue dans l'Hexagone : début avril, la Chine a fait une entrée en force dans le domaine des MOOCs, ces cours en ligne "massivement ouverts", qui ont été lancés aux Etats-Unis. (...) Blog Le Monde "Focus Campus", 03/05/2014

 

 

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China restricts academic access to historical archives

China has been gradually restricting scholarly access to historical archives, making it more difficult to access declassified historical documents in the past year, according to frustrated academics.

If Chinese officials provide any explanation for recent restrictions, it is usually that the materials are being digitised. (...) – University World News, by Yojana Sharma, 14 March 2014 Issue No:311

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[China] Shift to strategic international research collaboration

A shift is under way in China from making a mark globally as a research power, towards an increasingly strategic ‘innovation diplomacy’ that is shaping “the spread and intensity of its global research and innovation relationships”, according to a new study. (...) - University World News, by

Yojana Sharma, 15 October 2013 Issue No:292
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Beijing wants more in-depth HE links with Europe

In a flurry of recent international meetings of education policy-makers and university leaders, China is deepening its higher education links with Europe. A more in-depth relationship would include a stronger focus on understanding the management and governance of public universities to enable increased international collaboration.

Academics and policy-makers who took part in the European Union (EU)-China people-to-people high-level dialogue in Brussels last month said China and European countries had moved on from mainly facilitating student exchanges, to discussing institutional-level cooperation and creating joint research platforms that would also include partners from outside China and Europe. (...) - University World News, by Yojana Sharma, 11 May 2013 Issue No:271

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Chinese graduate applications to US decline

After nearly a decade of impressive growth, international graduate student applications at American colleges and universities increased by just 1% this year, against a 9% rise in 2012 and an 11% gain in 2011, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools, or CGS.

The increase was the smallest in eight years, mainly driven by a 5% decrease in applications from Chinese students, who make up a third of America’s graduate students, said the report, titled 2013 CGS International Graduate Admissions Survey.  (...) -  University World News, by Alison Moodie, 11 April 2013, Issue No:267

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Chine : fini les universités gratuites

Chine : fini les universités gratuites | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it
De gratuites, les études à l'université chinoise coûteront désormais entre 1000 et 1200 euros par an. En échange, l'Etat a pris des mesures pour faciliter l'octroi de bourses. (...) - Les Echos, 12/02/2013

 

 

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Chine : inauguration d'un consortium d'universités des sciences de la Terre à Wuhan

Un consortium international d'universités des sciences de la Terre, comptant onze universités de sept pays, a été inauguré mardi à Wuhan, capitale de la province du Hubei (centre).

Ce consortium, initié par l'Université des géosciences de Chine (UGC), basée à Wuhan, a établi son secrétariat permanent sur le campus de l'UGC.

Wang Yanxin, président de l'UGC, a indiqué que le Consortium international des universités des sciences de la Terre (CIUST), s'engagerait à établir un forum international annuel sur l'éducation aux sciences de la Terre, à mettre en oeuvre des programmes de coopération internationale sur l'enseignement supérieur et la recherche scientifique dans ce domaine, et à partager les ressources pédagogiques entre ses instituts membres.

Les membres de ce consortium comprennent l'Université de Hong Kong, l'Université de Stanford, le Laboratoire national Lawrence Berkeley, l'Université Pierre et Marie Curie, et l'Université d'Etat Lomonosov de Moscou. Cette année marque le 60e anniversaire de la fondation de l'UGC. - Agence de presse Xinhua 2012/11/06

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