Hopefully, Joe Biden’s presidency will mark the end of using cherry-picked science to suit a political agenda. As Trump's successor, however, he's placed in a difficult position.
Funding panels have to sift through reams of high quality applications, and ultimately reject most.
The latest round of research grant funding has been announced, and many worthy researchers have not made the cut. Why?
Academics are under enormous pressure to publish prolifically because this generates subsidies for their universities.
A new policy on research outputs and funding will be introduced in South Africa in 2016. But it leaves too much unchanged from the old policy.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane (right) wants universities to be more supportive of industry, but without significant funding into research and development, that’s a big ask.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane let his discretion slip this week in a speech to the Queensland Media Club when foreshadowing an upcoming report on research funding and competition. Distancing himself…