24 August 2018
Outcry greeted the news that a Tokyo medical school was rigging entrance exam results to favour men, but prominent female scientists say the problem goes further.
16 April 2018
International collaborations are rising, but not enough to put Japan on the global researcher circuit.
6 April 2018
Efforts to improve Japan's scientific status include top-down institutional change, but tradition is hard to break.
23 March 2018
With permanent academic jobs scarce, the government wants industry to utilize young talent.
8 March 2018
Less than 15% of researchers in Japan are female. Urgent culture change is needed, argues Noriko Osumi.
23 March 2017