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G-7 science ministers to push for research funding transparency

Curbing Chinese influence on agenda at May meeting along with data accessibility

Innovation through open access to research is seen as key to tackling challenges like infectious diseases and climate change.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Group of Seven science ministers are expected to agree to call for a clearer picture of research funding sources when they meet in Japan this May, in a bid to head off outside interference, mainly from China.

Inappropriate influence on scientific research will be among the main topics at the May 12-14 meeting in Sendai, along with such other issues as closer cooperation involving emerging economies.

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