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Scientists stand up against proposed cuts

31-10-2014

Academics, scientists and funders across Europe are angered at proposed cuts to EU research funding, and have called on their governments to back innovation activities.

 
 
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free article Galileo launch delayed to 2015
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29-10-2014

Arianespace, a French space company, has confirmed that the next pair of Galileo navigation satellites will not be launched until 2015, following problems with previous launches.

free article Speak up for software
Research Fortnight

29-10-2014

Researchers both rely on software and overlook it. It’s crucial to raise awareness of the importance of good code, and the people who write it, says Simon Hettrick.

free article Has the journal impact factor had its day?
Research Fortnight

29-10-2014

When he applied for a promotion 2 years ago, Steve Pettifer, a reader in the school of computer science at the University of Manchester, decided to drop the journal impact factor from his CV.

 

R&D funding for TB still to meet target, report says
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27-10-2014

The global community last year invested barely a third of the funding required to develop vaccines and drugs to contain the spread of TB, says a report published on 22 October.

free article Reforms will ‘devastate’ Indigenous education
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27-10-2014

The Abbott government's higher education reforms will make postgraduate degrees, including medical research, “totally unaffordable” for Indigenous students, a Senate inquiry has been told.