March 2017

Editorial

Science and Technology Foresight

By E. William Colglazier - 03.27.2017

If approached with a healthy degree of humility and skepticism, science and technology foresight can become an important tool in trying to envision what the fast-moving trends in the scientific revolution might imply for our species and planet.

New Article

International Collaboration in Connecting Scientists to Policy

Immersive mechanisms that link scientists across career stages with the policy process have been developed around the world and are increasingly in demand by scientists and policymakers alike.

New Article

Science Diplomacy in Arab Countries: The Need for a Paradigm Shift

The similarities of culture and experience, coupled with a common language and history of scientific achievement in Arab countries, make science diplomacy an obvious strategy for combating regional instability. 

New Article

The Role of Science Diplomacy in International Crises: Syria as a Case Study

The Syrian conflict illustrates how science diplomacy can be deployed against diverse, interrelated problems. 

New Article

Toward a Knowledge-Based Society

The US-Pakistan S&T Cooperation Program highlights the importance of science diplomacy when formal bilateral dialogue faces challenges.

New Article

Spanish Science Diplomacy: A Global and Collaborative Bottom-Up Approach

Science diplomacy is on the rise in Spain thanks to a new initiative that is transforming that nation's scientific diaspora into a global science diplomacy network.

New Perspective

Science and Technology Advising in Today’s Foreign Policy

By Vaughan Turekian and Teruo Kishi - 02.06.2017

S&T advisors to foreign ministers will be pivotal in developing evidence-informed foreign policies and in proactively identifying emerging S&T trends that intersect with mutual and respective foreign policy priorities.