Counteracting the emigration of highly skilled personnel remains a key pursuit. But while some countries suffer the consequences of the so-called "brain drain", others are beginning to reap its potential benefits.
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Abdus Salam used his genius to promote science in the developing world, but his legacy remains unfulfilled, says Athar Osama.
31 January 2013
Donors must work with African countries to provide crucial science infrastructure, argues S&T policy scholar Nicholas Michael Bashour.
Sending students abroad and inviting in foreign institutions are both effective methods for boosting developing world higher education.
11 March 2009
A recent shift in thinking from “brain drain” to “brain circulation” suggests that the process is a normal one, and that the real challenge is not to block it, but to manage it as effectively as possible.
Un centre de recherche de Jordanie s’est fixé comme objectif de développer la science et promouvoir la paix à travers la coopération internationale. Un reportage de Rehab Abd Almohsen.
A new Belgian research initiative is one of many improvements to Burundi's R&D sector following the end of its civil war.
17 April 2013
29 November 2012