ACS International Center™ Resources on Global Scientific Collaboration & Training
The American Chemical Society International Center and its affiliates offer an authoritative breadth of resources available to scientists and engineers looking to globalize their science and engage in international training and collaboration worldwide.
The ACS International Center is pleased to bring you a wealth of resources dedicated to expanding your global scientific career. Look for changes in the coming months as we update this page to help you build the case for international STEM exchange and global research collaboration worldwide. Below are some highlighted resources which make the case for global scientific collaboration.
See the following links for more information:
- Science Diplomacy is More Vital Than Ever (Scientific American May 2017)
- How to break down cultural and language barriers in the lab (by @chemjobber)
- The Impact of Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students (The National Academies for Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, February 2017)
- The Importance of International Scientific Cooperation (Richard Zare, February 2017)
- ResearchGate: The Benefits of Scientific Mobility and International Collaboration (Rodrigues et al. FEMS Microbiology Letters, October 2016)
- Nature: Research Gets Increasingly International (January 2016)
- Why Study Abroad Can Help You Get a Job (from The World Economic Forum)
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- ACS Symposium Series Book: Jobs, Collaborations, and Women Leaders of the Global Chemistry Enterprise by H.N. Cheng, Marinda Li Wu, and Bradley D. Miller.
This video from Industry leader ThermoScientific encompasses the essence of why global science collaboration is critical to your career success.
Examples of Global Research Collaboration:
Mobility of Researchers
Chinese chemistry Ph.D. grads are forgoing U.S. postdocs (C&E News)- What does this mean for the future of scientific collaboration?