Science and Engineering Ethics

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 297–299

Chinese Academic Assessment and Incentive System


DOI: 10.1007/s11948-015-9643-3

Cite this article as:
Suo, Q. Sci Eng Ethics (2016) 22: 297. doi:10.1007/s11948-015-9643-3


The Chinese academic assessment and incentive system drew mixed responses from academia. In the essay the author tried to explain why the current assessment system is appropriate in China and an opportunistic behavior in Chinese academia is exposed.


Academic assessment Incentive system Scientific misconduct 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering and TechnologySouthwest UniversityChongqingChina

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