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Chinese Academy Of Sciences, Uni. Of Leeds Open Joint Research Institute

The University of Leeds and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have established a joint research institute to develop next generation energy storage systems.

New Award For Women Scientists In 81 ‘Science-Lagging’ Countries

A new awards program has been launched to recognize the talent of early-career women scientists from the developing world's scientifically weakest countries.

Uncovering The World’s ‘Unseen’ Science

To make science truly useful to development, we need a new, inclusive system of tracking publications, says S&T policy expert Caroline Wagner.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Awards Four Grants For Hepatitis Education

To mark World Hepatitis Day 2012, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has awarded four new grants focused on Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C research in China and India.

Six Winners Chosen For Asia’s Nobel Prize, The Ramon Magsaysay Award

Six individuals across Asia will receive Asia's premier prize, the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award, announced the Foundation on Thursday.

The Academic Jungle: Why Women Are Driven Out Of Research

Researchers in Australia have applied principles from ecological research to explain why women are being driven out of academia.

OPINION: Learning How To Be A Global Citizen

Part of being a global citizen is recognizing the perspective of others, writes Professor Wai Fong Chua, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students) at the University of New South Wales.

A*STAR Chief Scientist Wins Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Prize

A*STAR Chief Scientist, Professor Sir David Lane is the recipient of the 2012 Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research Prize.

President Hu Jintao: Chinese R&D Needs More Innovation

Top Chinese leaders have called for reforms to China's science and technology program that include innovation and integration with social and economic development.