Culture bigger draw than academic advancement while most students have safety fears, survey finds
Existing model of outreach that seeks to inform an ‘ignorant’ public is broken, say experts
Study finds a stronger correlation for women between success and being central to a network
University of Paris Seine offers UK institutions chance to create a base in France
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”
This graph shows the dramatic rise of open access mega-journals such as Plos One, which offer to publish papers based on their scientific soundness rather than the significance or novelty of the results, and which accept research across a broad range of disciplines