In the Field

In the Field

Two graduate students, an American and a Ugandan, who met at a research school in Ethiopia, have dedicated themselves to creating a way to foster more connections between U.S. and African scientists. 

In the Field

Katherine Himes works with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Mission to Central Asia to address regional issues with scientific solutions. 

In the Field

Reflecting on their participation in a delegation visit to the Falkland Islands, the authors describe areas where science opportunities exist in environmental research on a biodiverse island.

In the Field

The Royal Society’s foreign secretary has fostered global connections since the position’s inception in 1723. The current foreign secretary argues that science academies can lead science diplomacy efforts and support capacity building in developing countries.

In the Field

Reflecting on her thirty-year commitment to use science to promote human dignity, the author shares the story of the Malta Conferences. 

In the Field

Today’s global challenges and opportunities require an international, multi-sectoral approach, and the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum is one venue for leaders and experts to meet to develop science and technology for the benefit of all people.

In the Field

The expansive nature of the Sargasso Sea raises special considerations for conservation efforts that require the cooperation of national governments and nongovernmental organizations, which may provide a road map for conducting other conservation efforts in the high seas.

In the Field

Nobel laureate Peter Agre reflects on how fellow laureate Linus Pauling, recipient of the 1954 chemistry prize and the 1962 peace prize, was an exemplar of how a scientist can advance science, promote its responsible use, and foster friendships worldwide.

In the Field

To end our first year, Science & Diplomacy introduces a new category, "Letter from the Field," to share more personal science diplomacy stories. In the first, Jason Rao recounts his experiences in engaging a former bioweapons facility in Russia.