Innovation

EU overhauls space policies

More than 10 per cent of the European Union’s GDP is already dependent on space-related services and major investments by the EU have enabled progress…



Shifting sands of scientific progress

The economic, commercial and geo-political status of nations is derived from their scientific and technological prowess. A new report charts how this balance of power…





Innovating in an information-dominated world

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) yesterday presented their analysis of how emerging digital technologies will profoundly disrupt the operations of global industry…



Universities speak for their nations

At the very highest levels, across the arts and sciences, and down the generations higher education institutions stand up for cultural exchange, writes Sir Ciaran…