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A big waste of money or the engine of marketplace innovation? That's how some people see basic scientific research. Now a new study shows how basic research and inventions are connected.
Funding trouble at flagship research centre reflects a broader malaise in the country’s scientific priorities that must be addressed.
Ismail Serageldin, founding director of the Library of Alexandria, has appealed a 3.5-year prison term
Nearly 1,000 signatories are asking the National Institutes of Health to reinstitute the Grant Support Index proposal.
Institutions in Argentina and Brazil are struggling to maintain their funding and talent.
The number of grant applications is going up in almost every country and field, whereas budgets are mostly flat or shrinking.
Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein would have bridled under today's research funding bureaucracy. It's time to allow scientists to indulge their curiosity again.
Research dollars don't stay locked up in academia and government labs. R&D collaborations with the private sector are common – and grow the innovation economy.
Science should abandon its assembly-line mentality and rebuild for quality, not quantity, argues Michele Pagano.
Researchers had complained about proposal review process, success rates.
Top 10% of grantees get 37% of the money.
Publishing platforms from The Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the European Commission alter Open Access.
The European Research Council is planning to reduce the budgets for its single-investigator grants in 2018, to fund the return of the multi-investigator Synergy Grants.
On the potential disconnect between what researchers want to research and what funders want to fund.
Macron's promise to ring fence university funding did not last two months, says the National Union of Higher Education.
On awarding research funds on the basis of a modified lottery in which peer review is used to identify the most meritorious proposals, from which funded applications are selected by lottery.
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Google wants to move on from this discussion and let the academics speak for themselves.
House of Representatives spending panel adds language that limits the National Science Foundation’s ability to set priorities.
Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives also rejects a White House plan to cut 'indirect cost' payments to research institutions.