1 August 2019
Two scientific papers in South Africa have raised questions among critics about the quality - and potential biases - of international peer review.
19 July 2019
Australia shines; the US, not so much.
3 July 2019
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
Global effort to combat research misconduct gathers pace.
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.
11 January 2019
Marijk van der Wende & Robert Tijssen
Smaller member states are the beneficiaries of China's global trade and diplomacy project.
8 January 2019
The FAST telescope dish, stretching half a kilometre, will thrust China’s radio astronomers into a role of global leadership.
1 November 2018
Africa’s science star is confronting its colonial past to set a more inclusive research scene, benefitting more of its citizens.
17 October 2018
David Langley & Therina Theron
A lack of trained administrators is holding African scientists back.
13 September 2018
'Most highly cited' criterion is not the most appropriate.
26 July 2018
Researchers call for a change in evaluation to recognise the importance of reproducibility.
16 March 2018
Alfredo Yegros et al.
COMMENT: Large pharmaceutical companies do not target their scientific efforts on the deadliest diseases.
23 February 2018
A regional alliance of researchers is giving voice to a neglected community.
5 February 2018
A proliferation of partnerships between academics and development practitioners pose ethical and practical concerns.
23 November 2017
7 out of the top 10 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2018 are in the east-Asian nation.
9 February 2017
A social welfare programme for women at risk of HIV has built trust between this vulnerable group and scientists seeking new treatments and a cure.
13 October 2016
South Africa's University of the Western Cape has exceeded expectations.
16 August 2016
Less prominent research nations are carving out a niche.
11 July 2016
A ground breaking colon cancer experiment that swapped the burgers-and-fries diet of African Americans with the traditional fare of rural South Africans was sparked by a chance encounter.
14 June 2016
Can international research funding help South Africa maintain its stellar performance in the index?