North Korea

New Perspective

Understanding Volcanoes in Isolated Locations

By James Hammond - 02.09.2016

Collaboration between Western scientists and scientists in the DPRK and Eritrea demonstrate that international scientific cooperation can overcome even the most obstructive political complications. 

Article

Approaches to Nuclear Cooperation

By Philip Baxter - 09.16.2015

The 123 Agreement recently re-signed by the United States and South Korea allows for continued nuclear cooperation and includes increased freedom for South Korea to expand its nuclear operations with implications for future nonproliferation efforts.

Perspective

Engaging North Korea through Biodiversity Protection

By Peter H. Raven - 09.09.2013

North Korea will need international scientific expertise to identify and conserve important species that are vital to a sustainable future and therefore peace on the peninsula.

Editorial

The Making of a Science Diplomat

By Vaughan C. Turekian - 06.10.2013

How a science diplomat’s career was influenced by things he learned from his father: a shared commitment to solving a problem is the bedrock of a friendship, life is not linear, and change requires challenging the orthodoxy.

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Universities and Networks

By Stuart J. Thorson - 06.28.2012

By working with North Korea’s Kim Chaek University of Technology on a digital library, academic exchanges, and other projects, Syracuse University built trust and advanced open standards with this closed society.

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A Consortium Model for Science Engagement

By Cathy Campbell - 06.28.2012

The U.S.-DPRK Scientific Engagement Consortium, established in 2007, has connected scientists in North Korea and the United States despite strained official relations between the two countries.

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