The Academic Executive Brief (ISSN 2212-0424), published twice a year by Elsevier, contains analysis, insight and information to assist higher education executives focused on the research enterprise in decision-making and charting a path for success.

Pioneering novel approaches to science and technology in Japan

By Michiharu Nakamura, Japan Science and Technology Agency

By analyzing the S&T landscape around the world, JST can make proposals throughout Japan on high-impact research areas

Picodiagnostics: a success story from the southern capital of Russia

By Alexander Soldatov, Southern Federal University

Chronicling the remarkable growth and development of Southern Federal University's International Research Center for Smart Materials.

Swimming against the current to fund foundational science

By Miyoung Chun, The Kavli Foundation

Kavli Institutes are structured to enable a level of independent inquiry lacking in funding from other sources.

The increasing velocity of S&T in the State of Rio de Janeiro

By Dr. Jerson L. Silva, FAPERJ and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

FAPERJ is fulfilling its mission to encourage and fund S&T activities led by researchers and entrepreneurs.

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Volume 5, Issue 1 – 2015

This issue explores funding agencies' strategies behind achieving growth and impact, and the development of a successful international research center at an academic institution.

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