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Japan bets on science diplomacy

16 April 2018

Daniel Hurst

International collaborations are rising, but not enough to put Japan on the global researcher circuit.

Japanese institutions resist reform

6 April 2018

Ichiko Fuyuno

Efforts to improve Japan's scientific status include top-down institutional change, but tradition is hard to break.

Corporate collaboration boosts buzz on research

1 December 2017

Smriti Mallapaty

Papers authored by academic and corporate partners are more widely discussed online.

New data reveals universities in Tokyo are highly connected

17 November 2016

Tim Hornyak

The Japanese capital is a hub of local research collaborations.