“We can do anything we want”: How young universities say they're stealing a march on older competitors
27 June 2019
The latest Times Higher Education rankings highlight innovation among universities established since 1945 and others aged 50 and under.
1 April 2019
Smriti Mallapaty (Data analysis by Rodrigo Costas Comesana)
Moving countries to further a career in science has its benefits, but it isn’t an option for everyone.
27 December 2018
Global production of scientific papers hit an all-time high this year, estimates show, with emerging economies rising fastest.
30 October 2018
Logging hypotheses and protocols before performing research seems to work as intended: to reduce publication bias for positive results.
26 October 2018
Only 3% of EU grant funds went to new entrants to the union between 2007 and 2016.
16 October 2018
Research institutions have a duty to foster integrity, and that includes monitoring.
5 October 2018
Anja Krieger et al.
Although China leads the pack, fast-moving institutions are building their research reputations the world over.
3 October 2018
Two new measures aim to assess researchers' independence from their former lab heads.
30 August 2018
Researchers replicated 62% of social-behaviour findings published in Science and Nature — a result matched almost exactly by a prediction market.
22 June 2018
They fear the online platform will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful.
7 June 2018
Two Beijing-based universities are among the top 10 academic institutions in the Nature Index.
23 May 2018
Multi-national study challenges long-held assumptions about efficiency.
11 April 2018
An analysis of review length raises questions about what quantity means for quality.
4 April 2018
Rachael Samberg et al.University of California libraries tackle the transition from subscription-based publishing to sustainable open access.
16 March 2018
Alfredo Yegros et al.
COMMENT: Large pharmaceutical companies do not target their scientific efforts on the deadliest diseases.
24 January 2018
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
Small countries have an outsized presence among the scientific elite.
11 December 2017
Research partnerships between industry and academia have more than doubled in five years.
30 November 2017
Papers from China are growing in influence and volume, yet the US remains supreme.