Controversy in Restructuring State-run Research Centers

Kim Kyung-shik
September 2008
Korea Focus;Autumn2008, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p33
The author offers his thoughts on the controversy in restructuring state-run research centers. He said that researchers at the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology are holding rallies to counter the government's alleged proposal for its merger into the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He also said that Korea lacks globally competitive research-oriented research centers and thus it is required to develop a new research and development system.


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