Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”

Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.

Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.

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UK Announces Fast-Track Visa to Recruit Top Scientists
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Ashley Yeager | Aug 9, 2019
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Ashley Yeager | Aug 5, 2019
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Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 26, 2019
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Two Professors Leave Johns Hopkins over Misconduct
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Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 24, 2019
The university investigated faculty members from the Department of Anthropology and the School of Medicine for sexual harassment, firing one and recommending another be fired.
University of Adelaide Investigates Ancient DNA Lab
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Ashley Yeager | Jul 23, 2019
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Christina Reed | Jul 22, 2019
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Virologists Escorted Out of Lab in Canada
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Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 16, 2019
Police are investigating “possible policy breaches” at the National Microbiology Laboratory.
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#MeTooSTEM Founder BethAnn McLaughlin Has Left Vanderbilt
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 10, 2019
Her departure follows her denial of tenure.