Research Funding

Free Speech Is Dying on College Campuses. Here Are 5 Ways to Revive and Protect It.

During the past 18 months, college students have engaged in disruptive and even violent activities toward guest speakers whose ideas they considered …

Conservative View

How to Make your T1D Donation Truly Count: The 4S's of Good Giving

With the holiday season just around the corner, many people will make their annual donations to charitable organizations. Charitable giving is …

Philanthropy

U of A ranks fifth in country with $433.7 million in research funding

The University of Alberta continues to be one of the country’s leading research universities, based on research funding figures released Thursday in …

Canadian News

University of Alberta maintains strong research ranking: report

The University of Alberta continues to be one of the country’s leading research universities, based on research funding figures released Thursday in …

Canadian News

Performance funding is not the way to improve university teaching

A week after the Nick Xenophon Team called for a new review of higher education, the Productivity Commission has provided one, of sorts. The report, …

Higher Education

Money woes force South Africa to revisit how it rewards researchers

It’s been 30 years since South Africa first introduced a rating system to incentivise the country’s academics and scientists. This system was built …

Research

Which university is right for me?

We profiled more than 70 of Canada's universities to help secondary students decide which school is the best fit.<p>For many students gearing up to graduate from high school, a difficult task lies ahead – picking a university. Whether students want a school with a robust athletics department, …

Education

Medicinal cannabis research funding long overdue for sufferers like Ben

Ben Oakley's life would be far more challenging without the medicinal cannabis oil he is forced to buy on the black market.<p>The 21-year-old suffers …

Cannabis

iPolitics AM: PM Trudeau heads to Mexico as ministers hand out research funding back home

Good morning! After spending the last two days making the rounds in Washington, D.C. — including, of course, his second White House tete-a-tete with …

Canada

Queen's considering joint posts with Irish universities

Queen's University Belfast is considering creating joint academic posts with institutions in the south to ensure it still benefits from post-Brexit …

News (Ireland)

Men get most of the research funding – it's a serious problem for women and science

In UK universities there are far fewer women in senior posts than men – particularly at professor level. Putting aside teaching, to reach this …

Research

Research Funding: It's a Group Effort

Like many undergrads in science fields, Cindy Wu was intrigued by an academic career in research. After the biology major graduated in 2011, she …

Research

10/06/2017: Kids, carnivals and research funding

Business<p>The documentary “Farewell Ferris Wheel” looks at the world of Mexican migrant workers at carnivals.<p>Business<p>A new tool from ProPublica hopes to find out.<p>Life<p>Using an index that's representative of retirees would mean a bigger monthly check, but it's a tough sell.<p>Sustainability<p>Life<p>And how …

Business

Scientists call for solution to solve funding problem at Hong Kong universities

When Andy Hor Tzi-sum first developed his passion for chemistry in the 1970s, there was a distinct lack of opportunity in Hong Kong to grow that …

News (China)

Uncovering the brain biology of eating disorders

Share selection to:<p>Why are some people vulnerable to eating disorders and others not?<p>There is emerging evidence it may in a part reflect brain …

Mental Health

Psychedelic drug therapies hold great promise, need more research funding: scientists

OTTAWA – Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is being urged to support broad research for the use of psychedelic drugs for medical …

Canadian News

How a Spoonful of Hot Mustard Can Help Kids With Cancer

Eating a spoonful of spicy mustard can help raise awareness and research funding for pediatric brain cancer.<p>What does one of America’s most beloved condiments have to do with pediatric brain cancer? Simply eating a spoonful of the spicy variety can help raise awareness and research funding for this …

Parenting

What Political Volatility Means for the Future of Science

Elections, as they say, have consequences. In the U.S., the Trump administration threatens to roll back environmental protections, cut research …

Science

'Every shoe has a story': Demonstration raises awareness for children with cancer

Nearly one in five Canadian children diagnosed with cancer will not survive<p>An Edmonton group laid out 1,500 pairs of children's shoes on the Alberta …

Cancer

Federal government commits to research funding review, says U of S 'punching above its weight'

Despite its recent fiscal challenges and what a recent report described as the erosion of Canada’s research competitiveness, the University of …

Canadian News

Should Research Funding Be Distributed Equally Among Scientists? - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | September 12, 2017 8:52 am<p>Instead of making scientists compete for grants based on project proposals, research funding could simply …

Research

Research funding is harmful to science – time for change

Researchers seeking science funding can be big losers in the equality and diversity game: will a fresh ethos change this?<p>Yesterday’s launch of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Science and Health Research (EDIS) network is a step in the right direction. Arbitrary barriers that prevent …

Research

Oxbridge success masks British slip in global university table

, Public Policy Correspondent<p>Oxford and Cambridge have for the first time claimed the top two places in global university league tables, but several …

Education

UK employers worry about loss of research funding after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must seek to protect research funding for its universities when it leaves the European Union or risk losing its leading …

Brexit

[Focus] Brexit will 'undermine' UK's elite education status

The list of the world's top 1,000 universities for 2018 saw European institutions take half of the top 200 places, but Asian universities - …

European News

FT Health: Life science strategy needs funding

Clive Cookson<p><i>Sign up here to receive FT Health every Friday by email.</i><p>Sir John Bell, professor of medicine at Oxford university, this week unveiled …

Life Sciences

Universities abroad headhunting 95% of UCL’s top EU researchers, provost says

Head of University College London fears UK’s world standing will slip after Brexit as a third of his staff are from other EU countries<p>As Europeans living in the UK worry about their future rights following Brexit, European universities are using the opportunity to headhunt the brightest and best …

Brexit

Trump Wants to Slash All Research Funds—Except for Military

By <b>Randy Lee Loftis / Reveal</b><p>President Donald Trump’s budget would slash nearly one in four dollars spent on science research at federal agencies, …

Liberal View

Notre Dame research funding reaches record-breaking levels

Awards nearly double from just over 10 years agoThe University of Notre Dame has received $138.1 million in research funding for fiscal year (FY) …

U.S. Department of State

Finland remodels its innovation strategy

Tekes and Finpro will merge to form Business Finland, putting all services under one roof, fostering collaboration and supporting cross sector …

Innovation