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      China: Taipei, Academy of Sciences located in Taipei

      The Academy of Sciences located in Taipei is an ICSU member since 1937.

      The Academy of Sciences located in Taipei was founded in 1928 in Nanking, China, and moved to Taiwan in 1949. The designated mission of the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei is to promote and support basic and applied research in the sciences and humanities, promote academic research, and to carry out research to meet national needs.

      The Academy of Sciences located in Taipei now incorporates 25 institutes, grouped into three divisions: Mathematics and Physical Sciences (9), Life Sciences (6), and Humanities and Social Sciences (10). It has a research staff of 1,131. More than 90% of the staff are assistant, associate and full research fellows, and hold PhD. degrees. Many of the projects conducted at the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei are long-term projects, some of which are based on international collaboration. The Convocation of the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei is composed of academicians who meet every two years to elect new members. There are now 211 academicians in the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei.

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