September 2014

Editorial

Beginnings

By Vaughan C. Turekian - 09.22.2014

New beginnings offer the opportunity to learn from history. In a more interconnected world science and technology becomes a more important driver for change.

Perspective

The United States Looks to the Global Science, Technology, and Innovation Horizon

A strategic platform that facilitates partnerships between U.S. and foreign academic institutions can help the United States sustain its scientific leadership, support national interests, address global challenges, and advance knowledge.

Article

Building the Foundations for Scientific Advice in the International Context

By Yasushi Sato, Hirokazu Koi, and Tateo Arimoto - 09.22.2014

The effectiveness and impact of international science advisory systems grows in importance as national and international governing bodies increasingly make decisions that rely on global knowledge and can have far-reaching consequences.

Article

Bridging Public Health and Foreign Affairs

Health attachés, diplomats with in-depth public health knowledge, serve as the central node in the global health diplomacy network, connecting U.S. and foreign government health and non-health agencies with global health stakeholders.

Article

Advanced Web-Based Temporal Analytics for Arms Control Verification and Compliance

By Maynard Holliday and Chris Holden - 07.15.2014

Web-based analytics, such as information from social media sources, is one new tool that is needed to complement traditional monitoring methods to help support future arms control treaties and other security agreements.