Recipients of China's Thousand Talents Programme

W Tanner made this Freedom of Information request to University of Exeter as part of a batch sent to 16 authorities

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Dear University of Exeter,

Please could you provide:

- The total number of academics employed by your university awarded grants, recognition or employment through China's Thousand Talents Programme since 2008.
- A breakdown of Thousand Talent recipients by faculty and the year in which they were recognised.

Yours faithfully,

W Tanner

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Dear W Tanner,

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