Month: September 2020

Romancing science for global solutions

One of S4D4C’s mission is to increase the conceptual understanding of science diplomacy addressing global challenges. This also includes a critical review of how the concept is currently used to better understand and use it.

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Shaping science diplomacy for Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is the ninth European Research and Innovation Framework Programme (2021-2027) and successor programme of Horizon 2020 which is co-funding also the S4D4C project activities. The strategic plan, rules of participation and guidelines for

Critical perspective on Science Diplomacy in The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

S4D4C team member Tim Flink published an article entitled “The sensationalist Discourse of Science Diplomacy: A critical reflection”. This piece is part of the series of special articles that S4D4C researchers have contributed to The

What Is Science Diplomacy? S4D4C Interactive Webinar Series 1

Date: Thursday 1st October 2020 Time: 15:00-17:00 For the last decade, science diplomacy (SD) has become a popular concept in both science and foreign policy discourses. SD has been used as an umbrella term to

New publication available now: “The ‘Matters’ of Science Diplomacy: Transversal Analysis of the S4D4C Case Studies”

What matters in science diplomacy? That is the question that our new publication “The ‘Matters’ of Science Diplomacy: Transversal Analysis of the S4D4C Case Studies” aims to answer. To do so, the transversal analysis critically

Elucidating what a science diplomat is

S4D4C welcomes the recent publication in Open Access of the article entitled “What Is a Science Diplomat?” and written by our S4D4C partner Lorenzo Melchor. This piece is part of the series of special articles

The SCIENCE in Science Diplomacy: Perspectives from Peter McGrath from TWAS

There is no science diplomacy without the substantial involvement of scientists. Scientists know that and have increasingly shown more interests in science policy. However, most traditional scientific training does not prepare scientists to interact outside

Announcement: Science Diplomacy at the European “R&I Days”

The European Commission’s hosts its R&I Days (“Research and Innovation Days”) with a strong component on science diplomacy and international cooperation from 22-24 October. More information about the event is available on the dedicated website.

S4D4C Interactive Webinar Series: Exchange views and build your science diplomacy community!

In May 2020 we launched an online course on European science diplomacy. Almost 5,000 students have registered – this surpasses our expectations. Let’s seize the moment and build a science diplomacy community! We offer you

CfP: Future-Casting Science Diplomacy: Twelve months of COVID-19: Shaping the next era of science diplomacy

Our associated partner, AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy, published a call for a special issue of its journal “Science and Diplomacy” entitled “Future-Casting Science Diplomacy: Twelve months of COVID-19: Shaping the next era of science