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? 

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

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

Disruptioneering: streamlining the process of scientific discovery        

Convergence Research - facilitating transdisciplinary integration

Laser experiments mimic cosmic explosions and planetary cores

How to predict the progress of technology    

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?    

Accelerating science: a computing research agenda

Computer aided discovery: toward scientific insight generation with machine support    

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

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

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

National R&D spending statistics    11 ways the US Government shutdown affects science

Trouble at the lab

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

NASA Start-Up: NASA's technolgy tranfer program

Database to chart Europe's existing research capacities   

New project to map Europe's research infrastructures    

Horizon 2020 success rates slide towards 12%

CSIRO scientists forced to wear dollar blinkers

African governments must urgently invest in science and research

The real difference between Google and Apple

Why Google doesn't have a research lab

Celebrating 30 years anniversary of NCSA

China's rise in science grabs media attention

China top innovator with one million patent requests in year

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

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

Who are the top innovators?    Physics discoveries made in 2014