Broader Mid-East & North Africa

New Letter from the Field
By Gihan Kamel 09.30.2016

As the only female scientist at SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East), the author has a unique view of science collaboration in the Middle East. 

East Asia

New Perspective
Bowdoin Glacier in Greenland
By Yoko Kamikawa, Tomoko Hamachi 09.28.2016

Japan recognizes its link to the environmental changes occurring in the Arctic. Development of a national Arctic policy with a strong science and technology foundation is helping Japan successfully engage in Arctic issues.


Iranian pianist, Pooyan Azadeh, performs at DAAD event in Iran
By Dennis Schroeder 05.04.2016

The director of the German Academic Exchange Program Office in Tehran reflects on his experiences building international scientific collaborations in a changing Iran.


Letter from the Field
By Matthew Bond 03.29.2016

The author builds relationships in the Solomon Islands to advance botanical research and connect institutions, such as the Smithsonian and the Solomon Islands National Herbarium.

South & Central Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa