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NSF Director Subra Suresh, Academic and Scientific Community Outreach Event, Edificio de Telefonica, Santiago, Chile,
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Slide title: First-year Undergraduate students ....

Slide image: Line graph comparing the number of first-year undergraduate students in EU, Japan and the US to China from 2002 to 2009 (in millions)
EU, Japan and US: around 6 million in 2002; around 6.5 million in 2009 [values for 2008-2009 estimated for EU+US+JP]
China: around 3.2 million in 2002; around 6.4 million in 2009
Values for 2008-2009 estimated for EU+US+JP

Sources:
DB Research, Eurostat
National Statistics of China, 2010
"Research Follows Production," February 2011; E-conomics, Deutsche Bank Research

Slide background image: Photo illustration of Earth from space

Background image credit: John Prusinski, National Science Foundation

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