Africa should be concerned about news that the World Bank is looking to migrate from the model that largely relies on funding member states to become a broker of private capital.
Budget 2017 has allocated A$100 million to boost innovation and advanced manufacturing. But can it fill the hole left by automotive industry closures?
Funding for research in Australia could soon depend on how much researchers engage with others who could benefit from and help out with the work.
'Per pupil expenditure' is where the real story lies.
The BRICS New Development Bank has promised to change the world of multilateral development funding but has so far failed to live up to expectations.
Long waits, job losses and problems with bed-blocking are a systemic problem for the NHS that seemingly won’t go away. But all is not lost.
Once again the federal government has given more infrastructure funding to Queensland, ignoring less politically important states like Victoria.
A new proposed deal on school funding delivers the Gonski funding within budget.
The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa's power supply. But can the country afford it?
Community organisations are trying to measure their impact but lack the funding and data availability to do it properly, new research finds.
A lot was expected from the South African finance minister's 2016 medium term budget which came amid an unfolding economic crisis including the higher education funding gap.
The recent NHMRC funding announcement has renewed criticism about how medical research is funded in Australia. Is the system fair? Or is it stacked against some researchers?
There is no such thing as ‘free higher education’. Someone has to pay. And the reality is that low, or no tuition fees benefit middle and high-income families.
Offers off free food, holidays and gifts are tempting, but there can be a price to pay – as Canberra discovered this week.
While foreign language TV dramas are enjoying unprecedented success in the UK, foreign language films have seen a dramatic slump at the box office.
Non-commercial arts organisations face a funding dilemma. Confronted with limited local support, they are forced to rely on inconsistent international donors.
This is a list of old and new books on entrepreneurship. The common thing about them is that they give entrepreneurs the tools they need to start their businesses.
The health system Muhammadu Buhari inherited in Nigeria is not performing at an optimal level. It has poor governance at the primary health care level and weak collaboration and co-ordination.
The future is not bleak as long as the government recognises the importance of and continues investing in science.
Putting the power of the crowd to work could raise more money for scientific research.