China’s cabinet has vowed to end the assessment of research work based solely on the number of published papers. Photo: Shutterstock

Most Chinese scientists write academic papers to get promoted, survey finds

  • Nearly half of those polled said they believed the way the authorities appraised scientific research was ‘misleading’
  • Some say publish-or-perish culture has contributed to academic misconduct in recent years
Topic |   China science

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China’s cabinet has vowed to end the assessment of research work based solely on the number of published papers. Photo: Shutterstock
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.