Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - May, 2014
Many rue the idea of having to leave the comfort and convenience of urban living for work in regional areas, with many having to be paid considerably more to “go rural”.
Grandparents are frequently roped-in to provide informal child care to their grandchildren, many say they are happy to do it, but research shows they get the short end of the stick.
Chinese authorities have charged a British executive from pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline over a range of corrupt activities, in a case designed to send a warning that things in China have changed.
Every anonymous survey is an opportunity for some responders to express their hilarity through mischievous and intentionally inaccurate answers, but a new study say these responses can be found and allowed for.
Australia’s research industries have been reformed after last night’s budget announcements, with healthy boosts in some areas but deep cuts in others.
Sensing chemicals is one of the fundamental tasks in almost every biological process, but engineers have now taken this natural ability and re-purposed it for technological use.
As robots begin to have an increasing presence in our lives, it is likely that they will greatly annoy some people, luckily, researchers are planning for this.