Academic freedom has a positive effect on democracy, as measured by the quality of elections and executive accountability.
Unlike scholars, Google’s search engine can’t automatically decide which sources are the most important, most accurate or most significant.
Fellowships should recognise that women may have different responsibilities when it comes to domestic chores and care of the family. This influences their academic opportunities and career choices.
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.
The desire of scholars and universities in Africa to fit into a model imposed from elsewhere may hinder development in Africa.
A scholar disproves the long-held assumption that black names are a recent phenomenon.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
Some say Britain should be proud of its imperial past. Oxford academics say it’s not so simple.
The voluntary ITP is a much-needed service that translates science-related digital materials into Arabic for a general audience.