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Q&A Niamh Brennan: 100 rules for publishing in top journals

18 July 2019

Gemma Conroy

A checklist for success.

The top 5 most talked-about studies of April

29 May 2019

Bec Crew

The fall of insects, the rise of zombie brains, and the catalysts of political unrest dominated the conversation around April's research offerings.

Power balance in clinical trials exposed

9 October 2018

Gemma Conroy

Industry funders routinely take charge of analysis and reporting.

Gender inequalities in science won’t self-correct: it’s time for action

5 September 2018

Sarah Hamylton et al.

"For twenty years people had been telling me how lucky I was to be in our field of research because 'things' were changing for young women. Twenty years later 'things' had not changed.

Furiously surfing the wave to scientific success

23 August 2018

Merlin Crossley

From the top of the wave the view is sweet, but it's all too easy to fall off.

The A to Z of paper authorship

21 August 2018

Gemma Conroy

It's bad news for Z but A is AOK for authors listed alphabetically. 

Annual tables 2018: China and Japan lead in chemistry

19 July 2018

Gemma Conroy

Institutions in China and Japan dominate the chemistry top 10 in the Nature Index.

UQ retains position as Australia's top research university in 2015

28 October 2016

James Mitchell Crow

There's not much separating the top three Australian universities with the highest contributions to the index in 2015.

How Australian universities spent $4.5b on research in four years

27 October 2016

Bianca Nogrady

Assessing the research performance of universities is a difficult pursuit.