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Why researchers created a database of half a million journal editors
Tracking how factors such as biases and conflicts of interest creep into editorial boards requires better data.
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | 13 April 2021
Calls for culture change as “them versus us” mindset drives rift between academic and non-academic staff
Research managers and administrators feel that their skills are underappreciated, survey reveals.
David Payne | 30 March 2021
Partnerships in progress
Research alliances in Asia Pacific are shifting towards China.
Catherine Cheung, Tanner Maxwell, Catherine Armitage | 18 March 2021
The 5 most popular scientific papers of December 2020 in the Nature Index journals
A major milestone in light-based quantum computing and the possibility of reversed ageing feature in these widely-discussed studies.
Bec Crew | 16 February 2021
Auto articles: an experiment in AI-generated content
AI-generated summaries of three articles selected from a data set of 175 Springer Nature publications.
Catherine Armitage & Markus Kaindl | 10 December 2020
Finished your PhD? Six questions to ask yourself about what’s next
There is no single path to success, so here's a plan to help you choose.
Natalie Parletta | 13 October 2020
Nature Index 360°
Post-pandemic, fieldwork faces a remote future
COVID-19 is forcing researchers to rethink ways of amassing data.
Gemma Conroy | 25 August 2020
How young researchers can create lasting industry partnerships
Don’t wait for universities to facilitate connections. Here’s how to find the right people on your own timeline.
Bec Crew | 24 July 2020