The restructure aims to strengthen Beijing’s “research-driven development strategy” and improve “the distribution of funding on science and technology”. Photo: Xinhua

‘Fear everywhere’: China’s scientists braced as ministry takes over funding body

Independent science foundation set up by Deng Xiaoping will come under control of bureaucrats as part of a broader government reshuffle

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The restructure aims to strengthen Beijing’s “research-driven development strategy” and improve “the distribution of funding on science and technology”. Photo: Xinhua
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