Over a thousand Australian professors have signed an open letter asking the federal government to abandon plans for $2.3 billion worth of cuts to the university sector.
BGI and its partners have received funding from the UK to develop a software platform for the analysis of metabolomics data.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences is planning a major new drive to extend science cooperation with developing countries.
Dr. Patrick Tan from A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore has received the 2013 Chen New Investigator Award from the international Human Genome Organization.
India’s science and technology minister, S. Jaipal Reddy, has announced a new ‘grand challenges’ program with partners like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
India’s elite institutions must take the lead in addressing the menace of fake journals and uninterested students, writes Dr. Pushkar.
Young innovators from Hwa Chong Institution have emerged as winners for their creative solution that uses recycled clam shells to purify waste water.
At the very highest ranks of Australian research the gender situation is nothing short of dreadful, says Professor Bryan Gaensler of the University of Sydney.
The Elsevier Foundation, OWSD and TWAS have opened their call for nominations for the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Awards.
Led by Japan in first position, the Asian Tiger economies continue to make progress in the higher education sector.