As Australia and Japan universities guard tech research, could China fears affect competitiveness?

When Wang Ximing (not his real name), a recent Chinese graduate in nano materials and technology, started looking into universities to pursue postgraduate studies some time back, Japan was his top choice.But the 23-year-old, who asked to use a pseudonym for privacy reasons, is having serious second thoughts amid reports that Japanese institutions are now required to hand over to the government details of foreigners studying in “sensitive” science and technology subjects.These include areas such…


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