China’s universities should aim to train a new generation loyal to the socialist cause and with an inquisitive and innovative mindset, President Xi Jinping said recently. Photo: Xinhua
China’s universities should aim to train a new generation loyal to the socialist cause and with an inquisitive and innovative mindset, President Xi Jinping said recently. Photo: Xinhua

Scientists welcome Xi’s call for more research and fewer meetings but admit problems will take time to fix

  • Xi said that the country’s top scientists should focus on their own disciplines and avoid too many external responsibilities
  • China’s leader also said reforms are needed to ‘paper-only’ evaluation mindset, to cover innovative value and contribution that research makes to society

China’s universities should aim to train a new generation loyal to the socialist cause and with an inquisitive and innovative mindset, President Xi Jinping said recently. Photo: Xinhua
China’s universities should aim to train a new generation loyal to the socialist cause and with an inquisitive and innovative mindset, President Xi Jinping said recently. Photo: Xinhua
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