News tagged with academic research

'We need to see ahead'

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano emphasized the importance of science and technology research as a means of keeping the nation safe in an address at MIT on Monday, while outlining a series ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Other
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Number of doctorates awarded continued to grow in 2009

U.S. academic institutions awarded 49,562 research doctorate degrees in 2009, the highest number ever reported by the National Science Foundation's Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), and a 1.6 percent increase over 2008's ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Other
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A new code of conduct for researchers

A new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity will be presented by the European Science Foundation at the World Conference on Research Integrity. The code addresses good practice and bad conduct in science, offering ...

dateJul 21, 2010 in Other
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How to encourage big ideas

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study suggests certain types of funding -- which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results -- lead to more innovative and influential research.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Economics & Business
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