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Data brief: Female first-authors attract more readers

2 January 2019

Gemma Conroy

The work of female researchers has a broader impact than citation analysis suggests, but not in India.

Data brief: Citizen science papers have more impact

23 November 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Public involvement in science has citation benefits, but these are often fleeting.

Data Brief: US companies spend more on research

8 November 2018

Gemma Conroy

Businesses spent a small, but growing, amount of their R&D budgets on basic science.

Data Brief: First in, best dressed for EU healthcare research funding

26 October 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Only 3% of EU grant funds went to new entrants to the union between 2007 and 2016.