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Snapshot: The University of Tokyo – Asia’s star in the reputation ranks

23 July 2019

Bec Crew

The top-ranked university outside the US and UK for reputation.

The top 10 countries for scientific research in 2018

1 July 2019

Bec Crew

These countries were the year's largest contributors to papers published in the past year in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index.

10 tips for tweeting research

9 May 2019

Bec Crew

Experts weigh in on how to make the most of a tweet.

Open-access model is a return to the origins of journal publishing

11 May 2018

Gavin Moodie

Until recently, many university and society journals operated at a loss, says Gavin Moodie.

Young scientists flail in sink or swim system

13 November 2017

Elie Dolgin

More support is needed to keep early-career investigators in a biomedical research career

Canada’s future as a refuge for researchers could be short-lived

9 November 2017

Ian Munroe

An open society makes Canada an attractive destination for students and scientists, but only as long as government promises for increased funding are met.

Where the streets are paved with ideas

24 October 2017

Richard Florida

COMMENT: Most of the world's research and entrepreneurship is concentrated in a few megacities.