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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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Latvia is planning to reduce the administrative burden faced by its research institutions in order to help the country win more EU funding, the government has announced.

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Environmental and health organisations have renewed their push to prevent European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker from appointing a chief scientific adviser.

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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.

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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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