A Senate committee has said billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded research in the US has contributed to China’s rise. Photo: Xinhua

US failing to prevent China stealing research, congressional report says

  • FBI should be more effective in warning universities about Chinese economic and industrial espionage, it says
  • Agencies providing research grants and visas do too little to track recipients, while universities must be better at spotting conflicts of interest, it says
Topic |   US-China relations

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A Senate committee has said billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded research in the US has contributed to China’s rise. Photo: Xinhua
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Graduates at Columbia University in New York wave Chinese national flags. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese still choosing to study in US despite hostilities – but growth of the trend slows sharply

  • Rate of increase in the number of Chinese students in the US has been in uninterrupted decline since the 2009-10 academic year
  • The number of newly arriving Chinese undergraduates was almost flat and the number of non-degree students fell 5.4 per cent
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Graduates at Columbia University in New York wave Chinese national flags. Photo: Xinhua
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