This development impacts the competitiveness of Swiss institutions, the recruitment of talents as well as the search for consensus on global questions.
International research partnerships can play a valuable role in tackling global challenges. The new brochure of the r4d programme shows how.
The r4d programme introduces itself: Continue
The West still dominates world research, but globalisation continues at strength, especially in Asia. China has already upset the established order.
The tiger awakens: Continue
Saudi Arabia wants to become a leading research nation, and has recently established a multi-billion dollar university. But can science be built from scratch? By Mohammed Yahia
Pumping money into science: Continue