2 May 2018
Richard Van Noorden
The isolated nation publishes fewer than 100 scholarly articles a year — but as political tensions thaw, researchers hope for greater collaboration.
16 April 2018
International collaborations are rising, but not enough to put Japan on the global researcher circuit.
19 January 2018
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
More countries are taking part in cross-border partnerships, but inequality remains.
21 December 2017
The stigma has a punitive effect on citations for prior collaborators of fraudulent researchers.
18 December 2017
8 December 2017
7 December 2017
4 December 2017
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
There’s no substitute for physical proximity, say researchers.
21 November 2017
The lack of research institutes with links to Africa has scientists worried about the next Ebola outbreak.
8 November 2017
For centuries a hub of ideas and trade, London is embracing ambitious developments to boost research and local connections, despite the uncertainty caused by Brexit.
6 November 2017
23 August 2017
New preprint services could bring niche scientific communities into the open.
15 August 2017
Collaboration with companies will become more important in the government’s science and technology strategies.
10 August 2017
For the love of discovery, a biochemist freely shared the research which laid the groundwork for widely-used drugs.
28 July 2017
A Beijing DNA experiment boards the International Space Station.
27 July 2017
An encounter between two visiting social scientists at the University of Oxford was the catalyst for a unique partnership.
21 July 2017
The country's research contribution is continuing to overtake other nations.
30 June 2017
Psychology is an increasingly relevant discipline as the destabilizing effects of rapid social change take hold in China.
23 June 2017
Researchers wrestle with a measure of collaboration increasingly used to assess the impact of their work.
16 May 2017
Japan's gambit to globalize its scientific research is paying dividends.
10 May 2017
Although government efforts to encourage innovation face significant obstacles.
2 May 2017
New report identifies what can make or break a good international collaboration.
24 April 2017
Journal editors tend to accept manuscripts written by prior collaborators more quickly.
11 April 2017
It was the first Japanese university to establish a venture capital firm.
4 April 2017
International team publish landmark paper on debilitating form of childhood epilepsy.
15 March 2017
Years of groundwork underpins rise in research collaborations.
22 February 2017
A large computing network that has helped design cancer drug candidates and search for extra-terrestrial life is struggling to maintain its volunteer network.
20 February 2017
As Donald Trump’s bid to reinstate his travel ban failed last week, three Iranian scientists speak of their fears amid the uncertainty.
9 February 2017
A social welfare programme for women at risk of HIV has built trust between this vulnerable group and scientists seeking new treatments and a cure.
13 January 2017
A discovery in an ancient Chinese pot would reveal one of the oldest records of beer production.
16 December 2016
Academics can learn a lot from the corporate world.
12 December 2016
Apportioning author credit in large collaborations is as problematic as the Nobel Prize’s rule of three.
2 December 2016
An encounter helped kick-start the development of new cancer drugs.
30 November 2016
Proximity is just one factor driving the high number of collaborations between top performing institutes in the same city.
18 November 2016
17 November 2016
The Japanese capital is a hub of local research collaborations.
17 November 2016
Paris excels in intra-city collaborations but needs to look beyond its borders to increase research performance.
15 November 2016
A new program is encouraging climate change research partnerships between two research powerhouses.
15 November 2016
Growth in research partnerships was most pronounced in the life sciences.
10 November 2016
20 September 2016
A Scottish scientist reflects on how his team built the world's smallest gravity detector
13 September 2016
A UN agency is connecting big pharma with research groups to accelerate development of treatments for diseases such as malaria.
25 July 2016
James Mitchell Crow, Mark Zastrow
BCM’s contribution to high-quality research rose 39% from 2012 to 2015.
30 June 2016
Some UK universities may be affected more than others.
23 June 2016
Links formed by mainland China's large scientific diaspora and its increasing output of high-quality research make it an emerging centre of international collaboration.
6 June 2016
International collaboration is yielding major breakthroughs and an increase in quality output.
2 June 2016
Growing participation in large international research projects may explain the drop in Canada's index performance.
26 May 2016
Proximity can be a strong factor in research partnerships
19 May 2016
The Nature Index tracks corporations who publish in top journals.
12 May 2016
A collaborative study included in the Nature Index required the coordinated efforts of more than 130 researchers from around the world.
14 April 2016
More than 20 researchers at China's genomics giant BGI got their PhD in Denmark.
11 April 2016
5 April 2016
A handful of influential professors are behind research partnerships between Russia and Brazil.
1 April 2016
The incredible story behind a remarkable discovery.
24 March 2016
16 March 2016
Jonathan Adams and Tamar Loach
The small but focused snapshot of research afforded by the Nature Index helps fine-tune analysis of global scientific collaboration, say Jonathan Adams and Tamar Loach.