As well as extra funding for research beyond what has been announced in the budget for 2021, Australia must take half-a-dozen further steps to put the research sector back on a sound footing.
The gap between predictions of COVID-19 deaths in Africa and what has actually happened is staggering.
While some progress has been made toward gender equality in the research world, the coronavirus pandemic has reminded us that the old models are never far away and can re-emerge.
How walking side by side can help to resolve conflict and improve people's sense of connection with others.
Without adequate information, we can’t prioritise efforts and funding to best protect our primate relatives.
Only 7% of the total research produced between 2013 and 2017 in Indonesia took gender and minority perspectives into account.
Three new studies show corticosteroids can reduce deaths in critically ill COVID-19 patients. But what about other patients?
The International Indonesian Scholars Association (I4) launched a new "matchmaking" platform to connect scientists based in Indonesia with those working abroad to improve research collaboration.
The early and mid-career researchers who bear most of the teaching and research workload are exhausted and underpaid. Many won't survive the funding squeeze, but Australia can't afford to lose them.
Disaster preparation and evacuation procedures weren't made for social distancing. The pandemic means response decisions are now fraught with contradictions.
Legislation governing universities varies from one to the other, often leaving their purpose undefined. But it certainly matters when determining an academic's duties in an unfair dismissal case.
Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.
Journal comments are responses to previously published articles. The gender disparity in the authorship of these comments both reflects and contributes to women's opportunities in scientific research.
The country would benefit from a well-funded and regulated research industry to contribute to scientific innovation and preparedness for future disease outbreaks.
Lockdowns, working from home and funding cuts put a generation of Australian scientists at risk of dropping out.
Recent reports of dramatic declines in insect populations have sparked concern about an 'insect apocalypse.' But a new analysis of data from sites across North America suggests the case isn't proven.
India's new National Education Policy is impressive, and could create opportunities for Australian universities. The key issues, however, relate to implementation.
Mentoring can help build the confidence of young scholars in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing the likelihood of brain drain.
Vice-chancellors from three South African universities unpack how the COVID-19 pandemic could alter the country's higher education sector.
Scientists and science publishers are sharing information as fast as they can during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speed and openness bring new challenges, but they are the way forward for research.