The European Union’s 10-year Human Brain Project is coming to a close. Whether this controversial 1 billion-euro project achieved its aims is unclear, but its online forum did foster collaboration.
Here are some of the pros and cons to college students using Wikipedia in their research and assignments.
Emphasizing threats to children is a well-worn refrain among those worried about the decline of American culture and values.
In a loosely regulated industry, followers shouldn’t necessarily buy what these influencers are selling.
Researchers are key to Canada’s capacity to create a high-tech economy, build the biomedical sector and seed entrepreneurial activity, but they can’t do it without research funding.
Canada’s innovation problem stems from an outdated research and development model. It is time to redesign the research department to include more social scientists and fewer technocrats.
What is the responsibility of the publisher – and the many readers hungry for trauma memoirs – towards the authors who re-live their trauma to write their books? Some are calling for a new approach.
Decades of government Indigenous Affairs policy has not delivered. A new approach is needed. Policy-making informed by Indigenous lived experience through a Voice to parliament may be the answer.
Twitter has long allowed anyone to access its data about who tweeted what and when. This has been a boon to research, from public health to criminology. The new fees put that research at risk.
Forcing universities to only serve the needs of the labour market undermines their abilities to educate students and conduct research.
A researcher at Tufts University near Boston discovered an old book full of research on starvation written by Jewish doctors imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Locking individuals into the narrative of age as a vulnerability means inevitably creating ageist stereotypes.
In 2014, Chinese researchers published more papers than any other country for the first time. In 2019, China overtook the U.S. as the No. 1 publisher of the most influential papers.
New research highlights how anyone can train their creative muscles by rethinking the anxiety, frustration and anger they encounter in daily life.
Seven years after the #fundtrove campaign, the National Library’s Trove is once again under threat – and it’s part of a broader neglect of Australia’s cultural institutions.
For the first time, researchers have been able to produce estimates of the rate of hate crimes against LGBTQ people.
If you skirt the small talk and dig a little deeper, you’ll be surprised at what you might learn.
Science fiction books can inspire more children to become scientists if authors and illustrators do a better job of depicting characters from diverse backgrounds.
Preprints are often free to use, making them more accessible for journalists to report on. However, as they have yet to undergo peer review, science journalists take a gamble on their accuracy.
Harmful research practices have done serious damage to Indigenous communities and created distrust. The Collaborative Indigenous Research Digital Garden is one way to repair that damage.