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France news roundup: 26 April-2 May

The latest headlines in French research policy and funding, covering the research minister’s anonymity, student numbers and red tape.

Research minister unknown to majority of French citizens

Sixty-three per cent of French citizens either do not know who Frédérique Vidal, France’s research minister, is or do not know enough about her to express an opinion on her performance, according to a survey published by pollsters Odoxa on 26 April. Vidal was the third least well recognised member of president Emmanuel Macron’s cabinet in the survey, which had about 1,000 respondents. Only Annick Girardin, minister for overseas territories, and Jacques Mézard, minister for regional cohesion, were less known.

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