A black female scientist working in a lab

Study finds a stronger correlation for women between success and being central to a network 

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Venture capital fund aims to give students experience of investing 


The event in South Korea will include the official launch of the THE Asia University Rankings 

Airbus aircraft landing gear is tested at the Airbus aircraft manufacturer's Filton site

UK ‘naive’ to think that it could replace academic links with European industry with those from elsewhere

Investing in UK science may be cheaper after Brexit but the true cost to innovation system remains to be seen, says Holly Else

Doctoral study can seem like a 24-7 endeavour, but don't ignore these other opportunities, advise Robert MacIntosh and Kevin O'Gorman

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Turkish philosopher describes shock at being stopped from packing up office after sudden dismissal

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Soumitra Dutta speaks to THE about Cornell's new technology campus
University of Guelph
Universities under pressure to show value and demand for master’s and PhDs
Hong Kong

Event will explore university-industry collaboration, curiosity-led research and whether institutions can create entrepreneurs

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Data reveal institutions that have co-authored the most papers with top 25 firms in new innovation list

Brisbane, Australia

The ranking will be released during the THE Young Universities Summit in Australia

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Lack of trust and a weak IP system blamed for China’s weaker engagement with industry


The ranking will be released during the THE Asia Universities Summit in South Korea

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But there are fears that universities’ reliance on external funding will prevent blue-skies research

A man shining a torch up to the stars

Overleaf’s John Hammersley on what drove his doctorate and transition from universities to industry

Lightbulb innovation

Measuring entrepreneurialism must take account of individual academics, say Robert Tijssen and Alfredo Yegros 

A black female scientist working in a lab

US study finds biomedical PhDs from certain ethnic minorities are less likely to understand the ‘hidden’ rules of succeeding in science

British money

Prime minister pledges “real terms increases” in investment and new fund to back emerging technology

Man lifting robot for testing in preparation for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) robotic challenge

Chancellor's Autumn Statement confirms extra £2 billion a year for R&D will be distributed by research funding agencies