Outgoing president says the arts are more important than ever in these troubled times
Country’s publications in high-quality journals decline in relative and absolute terms
Some countries have managed to increase both the quality and quantity of their research
When it comes to big countries, more individualistic nations are more altruistic
This graph shows that Japan’s top-ranked universities now rely on their hospitals for about 40 per cent of their income as they struggle with deep cuts in government spending.
This map shows that across Africa, India, Central America and parts of the Middle East, people are more likely to believe that one of the “bad effects” of science is that it “breaks down ideas of right and wrong”