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Global science

Science is global and growing at an immense pace. This series provides an overview of the status of science and research around the world, in terms of R&D expenditure, citation metrics, collaboration, and internationalization.

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Research and development (R&D) is crucial to scientific progress. Moreover, the investment of nations on R&D is highly discussed in international circles as it provides a broad picture of a…
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Understanding the citation patterns and the trends in the use of citation metrics is vital to gaining insights into the dynamic landscape of scholarly publishing. Read on to know whether impact…
Despite substantial investments in R&D, Japanese research output is not yielding the returns expected. In addition to having to dealing with a hierarchical educational system, Japanese…
Japan's investment in R&D is high. Despite this, Japanese research output is diminishing. Why is this happening? A hierarchical educational system, and lack opportunities and platforms for…
The landscape of scientific research is fast changing, with the emergence of new global players and upcoming trends that transcend geographical boundaries and reinforce the importance of…
The scientific landscape of Korea is undergoing a change. With change at various levels, including a consistent growth of R&D budget, openness toward the acceptance of open access policy, rapid…
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Science is becoming open and how! Gone are the days when researchers and institutions believed in keeping scientific data  behind strict and complex institutional paywalls, at the risk of losing…
What do you wish for a better future of science and academia? Our series of posts on Global Science explored the current trends in global scientific publishing and to enable the sharing of ideas…