The Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney (pictured) says decoupling between the two nations would hurt scientific research and future growth. Photo: Handout

China-Australia decoupling could damage ‘mutual benefits’ from joint scientific research, study says

  • China is now Australia’s biggest collaborator in scientific research papers, with the US falling to second place, the Australia-China Relations Institute says
  • Despite ‘extensive’ benefits, safeguards must be in place for research on possible dual use technologies for both civilian and military uses, analysts say
Topic |   China-Australia relations
The Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney (pictured) says decoupling between the two nations would hurt scientific research and future growth. Photo: Handout
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