8 January 2019
The FAST telescope dish, stretching half a kilometre, will thrust China’s radio astronomers into a role of global leadership.
6 November 2018
Marion Maisonobe, Laurent Jégou & Guillame Cabanac
The growing contribution of second-tier cities is narrowing the gap in research production.
1 November 2018
Africa’s science star is confronting its colonial past to set a more inclusive research scene, benefitting more of its citizens.
20 September 2018
Catherine Armitage et al.
These newcomers are making their mark in science across the disciplines.
6 September 2018
Jeffrey M. Perkel
Good news for grackles
5 September 2018
Sarah Hamylton et al.
"For twenty years people had been telling me how lucky I was to be in our field of research because 'things' were changing for young women. Twenty years later 'things' had not changed.
2 August 2018
Foreign faculty in Japan are less productive than their local counterparts on many measures, but better connected to global collaborations.
26 July 2018
Researchers call for a change in evaluation to recognise the importance of reproducibility.
11 July 2018
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
One-quarter of surveyed institutions admit to not complying with guidelines.
20 June 2018
Lack of independent oversight in examining alleged breaches leaves academics at the whim of institutions.
27 April 2018
Amanda S. Barnard
Making data available to the larger scientific community has many benefits.
5 April 2018
Finding purpose and meaning in the lab.
28 March 2018
Australian academics will need to prove that they have demonstrated the usefulness of their work to communities, industry and government.
9 January 2018
Without clear and consistent terminology, policing can be tricky.
7 December 2017
30 November 2017
Papers from China are growing in influence and volume, yet the US remains supreme.
18 October 2017
A new model suggests bias towards novel results is driving down reproducible research.
6 October 2017
Gender proportions in medical schools are almost equal, but disparities persist further up the ranks, a new tracking tool reveals.
26 September 2017
29 August 2017
8 August 2017
Would you rather send a short video or a lengthy written proposal for funding?
27 April 2017
Former microbiologist Sue Thomas will lead the Australian Research Council from July.
28 March 2017
Scientists reluctant to publish clinical trial results found to be a major contributor of research dollars wasted.
10 March 2017
COMMENT: Researchers, explain yourselves
7 March 2017
COMMENT: Ignoring evidence when deciding where research funding goes will not lead to high quality research, says Adrian Barnett.
31 January 2017
Size does matter when it comes to research performance.
4 November 2016
Ranking systems for universities need to be re-evaluated.
28 October 2016
James Mitchell Crow
There's not much separating the top three Australian universities with the highest contributions to the index in 2015.
27 October 2016
Assessing the research performance of universities is a difficult pursuit.
27 October 2016
Australia's two largest cities strive to attract the best researchers and produce science that makes a difference.
25 October 2016
Significant state government investment along with philanthropic largesse has helped drive Brisbane's research performance.
11 October 2016
There is a need to account for all types of innovation, from big to small.
27 September 2016
Australia’s former chief scientist reflects on the country’s need to focus its research effort.
13 September 2016
A UN agency is connecting big pharma with research groups to accelerate development of treatments for diseases such as malaria.
18 August 2016
Do longer periods of funding lead to greater scientific returns?
1 August 2016
James Mitchell Crow
Represented are institutions from the east and west coast.
5 July 2016
A new detection system helped solve the mystery.
19 May 2016
The Nature Index tracks corporations who publish in top journals.