, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 151–172

Chinese Science and the ‘Nobel Prize Complex’

  • Cong Cao


China's scientists have so far failed to win a Nobel Prize. Political interference, certain aspects of cultural heritage, and a problematic value system have arguably been major contributing factors. This essay examines the ways in which these factors have operated, and discusses why there is a growing ‘Nobel Prize mania’ in China today.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cong Cao
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  1. 1.East Asian InstituteNational University of SingaporeLinkSingapore

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