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UK researchers tap into China's scientific powerhouse

UK researchers tap into China's scientific powerhouse | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The government is to outline its plans to strengthen collaborative research between the UK and China.

 

The Science Minister, Jo Johnson, will give details while opening a joint UK-Chinese plant research centre just outside Shanghai.


Scientists at the centre will investigate new ways of growing crops to feed an expanding global population.


The centre is the latest effort by the UK to tap into the rapid growth in scientific investment by China.

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This article includes an interview with Jane Elliot, CEO of ESRC and Research Councils UK International Champion.

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New estimates show China's carbon emissions were less than previously thought

China's carbon emissions have been substantially over estimated by international agencies for more than 10 years, according to research co-led by the University of East Anglia.
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Professor Dabo Guan's research is the result of an ESRC funded project, Dynamics of Green a Growth in European and Chinese Cities.

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What next for China after historic climate deal?

What next for China after historic climate deal? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The joint US-China announcement on tackling climate change has been described as “historic”, a “turning point” and a “positive signal”. It has also been written off as insubstantive or even “hype”. The reality, perhaps unsurprisingly, lies somewhere in between. What it might represent, however, is a future that pairs economic growth with environmental concerns.

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Article by ESRC-funded research fellow Sam Geall.

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UK-China research collaboration celebrated

UK-China research collaboration celebrated | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Senior representatives from Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) celebrated the growing UK-China research partnership and discussed strategic priorities for the future at an event held at the Royal Society in London on 18 April.

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Professor Jane Elliott is RCUK International Champion and CEO of the ESRC (one of the seven Research Councils UK).

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China's water stress set to worsen with transfer initiatives

New research paints a grim picture for the future of China's water supply, as its booming economy continues to heap pressure on its natural resources, according to scientists at the University of East Anglia, the University of Leeds and other international institutions.

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Article cites findings from an ESRC-funded project at the University of Leeds, along with the University of East Anglia

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Big picture of a big nation

Big picture of a big nation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

China centers around the world are gearing up to study the modern, multi-dimensional country

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Article cites the ESRC-funded White Rose East Asia Centre

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