Tagged: Research

£80m research investment promises to boost UK’s creative industries

£80m has been invested to develop nine new creative hubs across the UK, in Bristol, Leeds, London, York, Cardiff, Belfast, Dundee and Edinburgh, in a... Read more

China studies from Nesta and Literary Platform

The Chinese book market represents an opportunity for UK publishers and writers, but there are still "considerable hurdles to overcome", according to new research from Nesta... Read more

Reconstruction for fire-damaged Russian library

The Russian government is considering restoring the fire-damaged library of the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences (INION),... Read more

STM consultation on research sharing

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has opened a community-wide consultation into the sharing of research articles.  The consultation aims to... Read more

Frontiers launches Loop social network

Switzerland-based open access publisher Frontiers has launched a social network for academics which - uniquely, it says  - integrates into third-party websites.  The network, named... Read more

Publishers 'need to standardise OA policies'

Publishers need to standardise their Open Access publishing policies to reduce confusion among authors, while steps such as aggregated billing for Article Processing Charges could... Read more

'Significant improvement' in UK research, finds REF

The latest Research Excellence Framework assessment, published today (18th December), is said to show that the quality of the UK's university research has "improved significantly"... Read more

Nature.com research papers made freely shareable

Articles from 49 subscription journals on nature.com - including from Nature, the world's most cited scientific publication - can now be shared freely between subscribers... Read more

Literacy issues worse for rural children, campaign finds

Poor children in rural areas and small towns are falling behind those who live in cities when it comes to reading, according to research published... Read more

Macmillan launches Digital Science programme for small investors

Macmillan Science and Education's technology division Digital Science has launched a new programme designed to help small investors decide which research projects to support. Dimensions... Read more

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