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Green shoots: The astonishing growth of 6 young universities

26 September 2018

Gemma Conroy et al.

These institutions have made great strides over the past three years in their production of high-quality research.

The top academic and corporate partners in the Nature Index

8 December 2017

Mark Zastrow

Exploring complementary strengths is the key to success in industry–academia science partnerships.

The right formula: chemistry the key to leaders’ research performance

3 August 2016

Mark Zastrow, James Mitchell Crow

Chemistry research was a significant driver of the performance for several institutions.

Saudi Arabia: making the most of local expertise

13 July 2016

Nadia El-Awady

Collaborating close to home means solving mutual problems and forging regional networks.

Shared knowledge is key to a kingdom

6 June 2016

Nadia El-Awady

International collaboration is yielding major breakthroughs and an increase in quality output.

Making the most of financial might

18 May 2016

Pakinam Amer

In a troubled region, Saudi Arabia is capitalizing on its relative stability and resource wealth.

Saudi Arabia draws on new reserves

28 April 2016

Sedeer El-Showk

Saudi Arabia has a bold plan to diversify from its oil industry to create a knowledge economy.