GS6 Speakers

Liu Yun

Prof Liu Yun, Gender Summit 6 Asia-Pacific speaker

Professor, School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China. 

Research on Chinese Female Scientific Researchers’ Growth and Development Strategy (download presentation here pdf icon)
Parallel Session 1: Mainstreaming Gender into Asia-Pacific’s Research, Innovation and Development Goals for more effective and sustainable outcomes

Liu Yun is professor of the School of Management and Economic at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China. He serves as the Director of the Research Center for Scientific Assessment and Innovation Management of BIT and is the holder of the BIT-UNESCO Chair in South-South Cooperation for Science and Technology to Address Climate Change, which is approved by UNESCO. He is also the Chief Professor of Applied Economics, and the academic leader of the discipline of Knowledge Management and Innovation Management at BIT.

Prof. Liu’s research interests are theory and methods of R&D assessment, S&T policy and management, R&D and innovation management, national innovation systems and global innovation networks, strategy and management of intellectual property, data-mining and S&T information resource monitoring systems, etc. Prof. Liu serves as the consultant expert for Ministry of Science and Technology of China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, the State of Intellectual Property Office of China, Ministry of Education of China, and serves as the executive directorate of China’s Soft Science Society, the directorate of Chinese Association for Science of Science and Science Policy, the member of Academic Committee of China’s Technology Innovation Center at Tsinghua University, and visiting Professor of the School of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also review expert for the International Journal of Technology Management, Scientometrics, R&D Management, and the senior editor of Forecasting (in Chinese), Science Watching (in Chinese), Science Foundation of China (in Chinese), Beijing Institute of Technology’s Transaction (in Chinese), etc.

Summary of talk for Gender Summit 6 Asia-Pacific:

The resource of Chinese female scientific researcher is an important part of Chinese human resources of science and technology, and as well as the strategic resource of development of science and economy. With both overall numbers and proportions of Chinese female scientific researchers’ sustained growth, the Chinese government made a series of policies and measures to ensure and promote the development of female talents in innovation and R&D activities by drawing experiences from international organizations and developed countries. Selecting Chinese female scientific researchers as the research object, this paper has two points of studying purposes, on the one hand through carries on the system of policy measures of encouraging Chinese female scientific researchers to flourish combing with the analysis research, excavated some problems and shortages of policy system in enhancing the quality of Chinese female scientific researchers. On the other hand, to track and analyze the development, tendencies and existing issues of the Chinese female scientific researchers and formulate relevant regulatory policies and rules.