China to promote greater visibility for women researchers on the world stage

Female researchers will be given priority for talent recruitment and research funding grants, provided they are just as good as their male counterparts, according to a recent policy statement by China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MST).

Age limits will be eased for women in talent programmes while research projects will be extended for female researchers who have been on maternity leave, according to a June document jointly issued by the ministry and 12 other authorities, which was made public on Monday.

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