No doubt about it, if you are a scientist, especially an early career researcher, you have collaborated and have moved cities, countries, continents to pursue your passion: Research. And although it has become easier than before to move and collaborate, there is still room for improvement.
In 2013, Elsevier released 2 reports describing the collaboration and mobility patterns in Europe and US and how does that affect the efficiency and effectiveness of their research programs.
More recently, Meng-Hsuan Chou elegantly describes a European approach to facilitate Researchers' mobility, by focusing on improving the work of the Research Administrators. (read more)
"The year 2014 is significant for the “Europe of Knowledge” because it marks the long-anticipated delivery and renewal of Europe’s ambition to become the global knowledge leader." Meng-Hsuan Chou
ICoRSA is currently discussing with its partners the different possibilities of improving international researchers mobility and collaboration.