Financial incentives alone won’t increase research collaboration between universities and business. Academics say they need time, support and an environment encouraging of engagement.
New research shows how the financial crisis led to a dramatic shift in poverty across Europe.
New studies on the quality of published research shows we could be wasting billions of dollars a year on bad science, to the neglect of good science projects.
Research and development investment remains stagnant in Australia. It's time for a new, long-term strategy for research.
Some 85% of research into drugs and treatments ends up on the cutting room floor but not all of that should.
Many people are left floundering when they try to get working on their PhDs. In Africa, this is often because the skills they need haven't been developed earlier in their academic careers.
Demand for research grants has far exceeded supply, with success rates for grant applications falling to record lows.
In five years' time, India will have the largest tertiary-age population in the world. But supply is unlikely to be able to meet demand. This provides a good opportunity for Australia.
A number of high-profile cases in which academics have fabricated their data points to a much larger problem around scholarly misconduct.
In the midst of a rapidly growing economy, research budget shortcomings threaten a young scientific community that struggles to stay afloat.
The huge growth in student numbers is restricting the government’s capacity to increase levels of public funding per student and for research.
The president of the Thomas Wolfe Society explains why Law had his work cut out for him when he agreed to portray a man who was "a hydroelectric plant of emotion."
There are several areas where Australia could be a world leader in innovation. If we can identify them and focus our efforts there, we could generate some genuine benefits here and abroad.
A new report from Sense About Science reveals the scale of politics before evidence.
When all the evidence points in one direction, people can quite happily go the other. Whether it's Trump, Brexit or climate change.
The new venture between Melbourne and Monash Universities will help bridge the gap that exists in commericialising medical research.
Big data studies often use easily available user-generated data from the Internet. Researchers assume that this data offers a window into reality. It doesn't necessarily.
Why are animals still being used in drug development and what are the alternatives that could end their use altogether?
Increasing the amount that students pay towards their degree is likely to be on the cards of higher education in this year's election.
The CSIRO will create a new climate research centre in Hobart with 40 climate scientists.