Relationship Building

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.

Conversation

Dr. Hashimoto, President of JST and Japan's Science and Technology Advisor, spoke with S&D to discuss his role and its connections to science diplomacy. This interview is part of a 2-part series connected to the AAAS Annual Meeting.

Perspective

In 2012, Campbell was cautiously optimistic about the potential of science diplomacy to engage countries with whom formal relations were strained. Despite major geopolitical changes, she still believes this and is eager to see its power put to use.

Perspective

A decade since their piece on scientific engagement in North Korea, Stuart Thorson and Frederick Carriere reflect on the difficulty of international cooperation when our shared understanding is deteriorating and scientific claims are under attack.

Perspective

In the decade since Brian Boom’s piece was published, the U.S. – Cuba relationship has seen many ups and downs. He highlights this evolution and emphasizes the continued need for scientific cooperation to protect our shared biodiversity.

Perspective

The United States is fundamentally linked to other nations in the Caribbean through a shared ocean ecosystem. It is therefore essential that the U.S. cooperates with its neighbors to improve the health of marine areas in the region.

Perspective

Joe White MBE reflects on his role as the United Kingdom’s Tech Envoy to the United States—the first such British appointment— and argues in favor of a new science and tech-infused diplomacy.

Conversation

The Ambassador of Austria to the U.S., Martin Weiss spoke with Kim Montgomery, Executive Editor of Science & Diplomacy on Austria’s science diplomacy as part of the Ambassador Interview Series.

Conversation

Ambassador Sinodinos spoke with Kim Montgomery, Science & Diplomacy's Executive Editor on his experience so far as Australia's Ambassador to the United States and Australia's science diplomacy. 

Perspective

Scientists call for a new convention for science diplomacy, rooted in their understanding of the evolution of complex systems. 

Article

Based on their experience and those of colleagues as part of science attaché networks, the authors aim to start a conversation about the roles and responsibilities of these networks during the crisis and the recovery period.