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Experts question China’s bid to create world-class journals

4 September 2019

Hepeng Jia

"Scientists always prefer to publish in the world’s top journals over domestic ones."

Publishing standards help fight bias against Chinese authors

20 August 2019

Hepeng Jia

A response to concerns that editors' and peer reviewers’ confidence in Chinese authors has been eroded.

China: Yielding results to feed a people

14 December 2018

Hepeng Jia

Studies to improve the productivity, resistance and taste of rice crops are central to China’s commanding position in plant biology.

China's pick of university winners raises eyebrows

13 October 2017

Hepeng Jia

Many fear a plan to elevate 42 universities to world class status will deepen inequality.