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Posts tagged with "Asia"

  • Asia

    China’s Brain Drain

    Fewer than 30% of Chinese students who have gone abroad for their education since 1978 have returned to China, according to a report released this week by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. News articles about the report appear in the Guardian and China Daily. According to the China Daily article, between 1978 and 2006… Read More
  • Americas

    Proposed Merit-Based Immigration Rating System Explained

    In this week’s Science Careers, Beryl Lieff Benderly describes the debate over proposals in the new U.S. immigration bill to increase the number of scientists and technical specialists from abroad. A critical piece of the bill, especially to scientists and engineers, is a merit-based system to determine the priority of candidates for permanen… Read More
  • Asia

    Feedback on “A Tunnel to Atlanta”

    This is a comment on the article titled "A Tunnel to Atlanta", written by Beryl Lieff Benderly (4 May 2007). The author talks about the importance of networking within ones own ethnic group and how that can help people in their scientific careers. While this may be true to an extent, it also leads to… Read More
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