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S4D4C ‘Open Doors Programme’: Call is closed, evaluation started!

In order to meet our S4D4C goals, and taking into account that both academic and practical expertise are necessary, S4D4C launched an exciting opportunity for researchers to establish relationships with diplomats, policy makers and global

Researcher’s voices #2 – Meet Charlotte Rungius, German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW)

What is your role within S4D4C? I contribute mainly to the conceptual and the case study work. So far, this included the state-of-the-art report, the needs assessment and the conceptual framework. Until now, I have

S4D4C represented EU science diplomacy in Washington D.C.

On 14 September, the global science diplomacy community gathered at the headquarters of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for the “Science Diplomacy 2018” conference and the 10th anniversary celebrations of the


S4D4C’s State-of-the-Art Report on Science Diplomacy

One of the goals of our early project work in S4D4C is to provide the conceptual grounds for our subsequent analyses of science diplomacy cases and governance. As one element of this, DZHW colleagues Charlotte

Researcher’s voices #1 – Meet James Wilsdon, University of Sheffield

What is your role within S4D4C? With my colleague Jasper Montana, also based at the University of Sheffield, we’ll be working on a couple of the thematic case studies – particularly one looking at science

Open notebook #2

Case studies were at the heart of S4D4C two-day meeting in Prague, last month. Since the initial steps following our kick-off meeting in Vienna, our team has been studying state-of-the-art literature, consulting experts on the

S4D4C presentation

Discussing science diplomacy in Prague

In cooperation with the Czech Centres, our S4D4C colleagues at Charles University organised a panel discussion in the Prague Old Town. The focus of the discussion was on the topic of ‘Scientists and Diplomats: the


Science Diplomacy: Transatlantic Asset and Competition

Wang, T.C. (2015). Science Diplomacy: Transatlantic Asset and Competition. In: Jehan, A. and Simonyi, A. (eds.) Smarter Power: The Key to a Strategic Transatlantic Partnership. Washington DC: Center for Transatlantic Relations, pp. 147–154. “In this


Science, Technology and European Foreign Policy: European Integration, Global Interaction

Stein, J.A. (2002). Science, Technology and European Foreign Policy: European Integration, Global Interaction. Science and Public Policy, 29(6), pp. 463–477. “Even though it dates back already to 2002, this article still represents an excellent account


Science and Diplomacy: A New Dimension of International Relations

Ruffini, P-B. ed. (2017). Science and Diplomacy: A New Dimension of International Relations. 1st edn. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG. “This book examines science diplomacy as a particular field of international relations, in which the