Marina Yue Zhang

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Dr. Marina Yue Zhang is an associate professor at the Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney (UTS: ACRI). Prior to this position, Marina worked for UNSW in Australia and Tsinghua University in China. Marina holds a bachelor’s degree in biological science from Peking University, an MBA and a PhD from Australian National University. She is the author of three books, including Demystifying China's Innovation Machine: Chaotic Order, co-authored with Mark Dodgson and David Gann (Oxford University Press, 2022). In addition to academic publications in technology and innovation, Marina also writes analysis pieces on foreign affairs in The National Interest, The Diplomat, The Conversation, among others. Marina also comments on BBC News, Bloomberg TV and other news outlets.

Rare earths vs rarer resources: Global ripples from Australia’s divestment decision
Rare earths vs rarer resources: Global ripples from Australia’s divestment decision
Climate change is a challenge China and the United States are fighting together, making technological cooperation key.
From confrontation to collaboration: Working together on critical minerals supply chains
From confrontation to collaboration: Working together on critical minerals supply chains
A global energy transition will rely not on decoupling but uniting for a diversified and sustainable future.
Vietnam’s pivot
Vietnam’s pivot
In navigating the US-China power play in Southeast Asia, Vietnam seem to have the right moves.
Lithium, lightest metal on earth, carries heavy geopolitical weight
Lithium, lightest metal on earth, carries heavy geopolitical weight
Instead of a source of great tech power competition, lithium should be key to a collective fight against climate change.
The geopolitics of Argentina’s lithium trade
The geopolitics of Argentina’s lithium trade
Will the new government redefine its trade ties with China – and at what cost?
Mineral futures: A critical step for Albanese’s Beijing trip
Mineral futures: A critical step for Albanese’s Beijing trip
Trade in rare earth elements and numerous minerals is essential for the energy transition – but can Australia and China find complementary ground?
Iran’s lithium lode: A potential strategic game-changer
Iran’s lithium lode: A potential strategic game-changer
Australia might find itself on a political and economic tightrope as China looks to diversify its options for the new oil of our times.
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