Many laboratories around China have been closed during the epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE Many laboratories around China have been closed during the epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
Many laboratories around China have been closed during the epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s scientists face major changes in how their work is judged … and coronavirus anger may be partly to blame

  • New rules will mean that researchers will no longer be judged on the amount of research published in international journals
  • Some members of the scientific community believe the sluggish response to the Covid-19 outbreak may have prompted the announcement

Topic |   China science
Many laboratories around China have been closed during the epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE Many laboratories around China have been closed during the epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
Many laboratories around China have been closed during the epidemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
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