Fundamentals of Scientific Research

Scientists are not immune to interpreting evidence, at least initially, through the lens of prevailing ideas and their preconceived notions. Accumulating evidence from experiments & observations conducted by third parties ultimately separates truth from fiction.

Science stands at heart of sustainable future    Everything is a remix    What is academic research? 

National R&D spending statistics 

How to cultivate the art of serendipity    How much should expectations drive science?

US National Academies releases sweeping review of research misconduct and 'detrimental' practices

China's rise in science grabs media attention

Disruptioneering: streamlining the process of scientific discovery

Accelerating science: a computing research agenda    Celebrating 30 years anniversary of NCSA    

Computer aided discovery: toward scientific insight generation with machine support

Convergence Research - facilitating transdisciplinary integration    Trouble at the lab

Artificial intelligence replaces physicists    How to turn innovation from theory into reality

The myth of basic science    A crisis of perception     Does big money equal better science?

Clickstream data yields high-resolution maps of science    Science 2.0: great new tool, or great risk?

How to predict the progress of technology    Modern world learns from ancient civilzations

Laser experiments mimic cosmic explosions and planetary cores    Physics discoveries made in 2014

New international grants program jump-starts research to ensure AI remains beneficial

Collective allocation of science funding: from funding agencies to scientific agency

Database to chart Europe's existing research capacities   

New project to map Europe's research infrastructures    

Horizon 2020 success rates slide towards 12%

Asian economies now perfrom a larger share than US of global R&D

Japan's Core Research  for Evolutionary Science and Technology (CREST)

China top innovator with one million patent requests in year

NASA Start-Up: NASA's technolgy tranfer program    Why Google doesn't have a research lab

11 ways the US Government shutdown affects science    

CSIRO scientists forced to wear dollar blinkers

African governments must urgently invest in science and research

The real difference between Google and Apple

Failure does not matter. Success matters - interview with Vinod Koshla

Who are the top innovators?