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Royal Institution snubs Nurse’s rescue plan


The cash-strapped Royal Institution has decided to go it alone by spurning an offer of help from the Royal Society, Research Fortnight has learned.

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Beyond Bibliometrics surveys the state of the art in efforts to measure scholarship. Stephen Curry is heartened by its critical approach.

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The United Arab Emirates has created a mentoring programme to attract more students to careers in science and technology.

free article Blame game emerges over innovation divide
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The European Commission and national researchers have clashed over whether the EU or national governments are to blame for deteriorating research conditions in southern member states.


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The financial storm that once threatened to engulf the euro may have passed, but its ramifications are only now starting to unfold.

Glover forms advisers’ forum
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The Commission president’s chief scientific adviser hopes that a mixed panel of representatives can exert some influence across the EU, reports Laura Greenhalgh.


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