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Time to get even – the value of research diversity

The latest ISI report identifies a new way to calculate and compare how well nations and institutions could respond to unforeseen challenges, based on the diverse spread of research areas in their portfolios ‘Diversity’ has long been a watchword in fields such as economics and ecology, and in recent years has gained prominence in the […]

The changing research landscape of the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey [Report]

The period of exceptional growth and impact that we examine in our most recent Global Research Report is unsurprising given the MENAT region’s history of deep commitment to knowledge and learning.   I am very proud to have supported the creation of a new Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ which […]

The changing research landscape of the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey [Report]

The period of exceptional growth and impact that we examine in our most recent Global Research Report is unsurprising given the MENAT region’s history of deep commitment to knowledge and learning.   I am very proud to have supported the creation of a new Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ which […]

Order, order! New report highlights importance of evolution in data categorization

It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order. Dmitri Mendeleev A new report Data Categorization: understanding choices and outcomes from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ at Clarivate highlights the evolving and dynamic nature of data categorization. It addresses the way we recognize natural divisions of knowledge […]

Seventh annual Research Fronts report highlights hot and emerging fields

To examine fast-moving and emerging specialty areas of science, Clarivate has again partnered with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to produce a report highlighting notably dynamic areas of research. The latest annual installment, Research Fronts 2020, marks the seventh collaboration between the two organizations.   Like its predecessors, Research Fronts 2020 bases its findings on […]

Artificial Intelligence – driving next generation innovation in Southeast Asia

This analysis was developed in partnership between Dr. Diu Seng See, Solution Consultant (Southeast Asia), Scientific and Academic Research and Ridhma Dhar, Solution Consultant (Southeast Asia), IP Solutions, both of Clarivate Analytics. Southeast Asia is one region that has invested heavily in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and as a result boasts huge growth in its AI […]

Scientific Research in East Africa: key trends and observations

East African research output has grown rapidly over the last 12 years, and the region represents a solid scientific environment that is playing an increasingly important role in global science.   “With positive growth trajectory predicted over the medium term, the EAC has a good chance of reaching a developmental tipping point.” (Mwangi, S. Kimenyi […]

A Snapshot view of East Africa

Intellectuals have a special contribution to make to the development of a nation, and to Africa. And I am asking that their knowledge, and the greater understanding that they should possess, should be used for the benefit of the society of which we are all members. Julius Kambarage Nyerere, first president of Tanzania, from his […]

Recent Advances & Trends – South Africa’s Top 5 Innovative Universities

What are the recent advances and trends in the scientific research and innovation outputs of South African universities? We have taken a retrospective look at the Top 5 Innovative Universities in South Africa, examining what these institutions are doing in relation to collaborative and industry partners and their conversion of science into innovation. North-West University […]