China’s big task for a scientist of ‘small things’

//China’s big task for a scientist of ‘small things’

China’s big task for a scientist of ‘small things’

When Hou Jianguo takes on his next job, he will be assuming one of the world’s biggest roles in science.Hou has been named the Communist Party secretary of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and will be the next president of the academy.The chemist will oversee nearly 70,000 researchers. He will also have to take calls around the clock from the most powerful people in the country, and he will have to promote international cooperation amid boycotts, sanctions and suspicions.Hou will have to manage…

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