In the Field

In the Field

Author Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä reflects on his experiences teaching entrepreneurship education at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in North Korea, and discusses how we can better connect with students across political divides.

In the Field

In this piece, Paulina Carmona-Mora, PhD, discusses her experiences as a grantee of the Central Asia University Partnerships Program, and her role in the First Central Asia Genomics Symposium.

In the Field

In this letter from the field, authors propose that person-to-person (P2P) science diplomacy can bring positive change between Israelis and Palestinians, as illustrated by the work of an organization called STEP (Science Training Encouraging Peace).

In the Field

Based on lessons learned over nearly 35 years of experience with international partnerships and science diplomacy, the author argues in favor of starting science diplomacy training earlier in a student’s career. 

In the Field

The context, inception, and delivery of COAST – the Caribbean Ocean and Aquaculture Sustainability faciliTy – as well as lessons learned for science-in-diplomacy, including reflections on pandemic insurance inspired by COVID-19, are summarized here.

In the Field

A scientist reflects on his experience in science diplomacy, serving as an Embassy Science Fellow at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy. 

In the Field

This text details efforts in building capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship among scientists and engineers in developing countries. 

In the Field

Through her experiences studying chemical security in Indonesia, the author emphasizes the importance of continued investment in opportunities for science diplomacy and international collaboration.

In the Field

William R. Moomaw highlights his career trajectory as a science diplomat - from academia, to an AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship, to engaging the scientific community to develop sustainable solutions to global change problems.

In the Field

Growing attention of the importance of Antarctica to climate change and to global science and environment issues prompted a dozen experts from several countries and differing areas of expertise to discuss new challenges during a seminar aboard an Antarctic cruise liner.

In the Field

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. 

In the Field

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.