The report reveals widespread fear among ethnic Chinese scientists in the US arising from their routine research. Photo: Shutterstock
The report reveals widespread fear among ethnic Chinese scientists in the US arising from their routine research. Photo: Shutterstock

At least 1,400 US-based ethnic Chinese scientists exited American institutions for mainland China, study reveals

  • ‘Chilling effect’ felt from Washington policies like Trump-era initiative that targeted suspected theft of technical secrets and intellectual property
  • If fear isn’t alleviated, high risk US will see ‘underutilisation of scientific talent’ and lose out to China and other countries, say authors

The report reveals widespread fear among ethnic Chinese scientists in the US arising from their routine research. Photo: Shutterstock
The report reveals widespread fear among ethnic Chinese scientists in the US arising from their routine research. Photo: Shutterstock
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