6 May 2021
An unprecedented space hurricane and an urgent call-to-action in support of Black scientists feature in these widely-discussed studies.
20 April 2021
A new approach to MS treatment based on COVID-19 vaccine tech and a sobering look at the fate of sharks and rays feature in these widely-discussed studies
13 April 2021
Researchers say more needs to be done to correct past injustices.
11 January 2021
Why hype is creeping into scientific papers.
16 December 2020
Mark Dodgson and David Gann
Higher education institutions are the cradle of innovation and entrepreneurship. Their expertise is needed more than ever.
2 December 2020
23 November 2020
Writing guides often advise “Don’t write anything that you wouldn’t say.” Michael Erard, who trains researchers to write grants and academic papers, disagrees.
17 July 2020
A must-have strategy for fieldwork.
20 March 2020
Carsten Lund Pedersen
A tool to help you master the four Cs: citations, communication, coverage, and collaboration.
18 February 2020
Carsten Lund Pedersen
Those awkward silences aren’t as awkward as you think.
27 September 2019
Citizen science has the potential to reduce data dishonesty.
11 September 2019
How to compare apples with apples.
13 August 2019
It’s now up there with confidence in the military.
9 August 2019
Keeping participants involved can go a long way.
26 July 2019
Some academic reports are flawed, and they're undermining trust in the vast majority that are rigorous and accurate.
25 June 2019
Even tiny tyrannosaurs and synthetic life couldn't topple office politics.
29 May 2019
The fall of insects, the rise of zombie brains, and the catalysts of political unrest dominated the conversation around April's research offerings.
9 May 2019
Experts weigh in on how to make the most of a tweet.
8 May 2019
Researchers need to rethink their aversion to talking about their work on social media, says digital sociologist Mark Carrigan.
7 May 2019
Conservative social media guidelines stifle scientists' voices.
14 August 2018
Radical proposal will be difficult to implement, say NGOs.
25 July 2018
David Nicholas et al.*
The younger generation sees a collaborative system as key to discovery and advancement, a three-year tracking project reveals.
14 April 2018
John C. Besley & Kathryn O’Hara
A survey of Canadian scientists finds that evidence-based policy is a top priority.