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.

Germany’s refreshing approach to researcher mobility

By Margret Wintermantel, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Internationalizing German universities, attracting highly qualified researchers and students, and increasing global competitiveness are among the DAAD's most important goals.

Invisible agents: Faculty as internationalizers

By Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

So long as faculty mobility is regarded as a begrudged necessity and not as an opportunity, we sever global research from local teaching.

Meeting our research goal by recruiting and advancing talented researchers

By Jiecai Han and Xiaohong Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology

To survive the fierce competition for scholars in China, HIT is both bringing in talented researchers from abroad and cultivating talented researchers by sending them abroad

Researcher mobility in different stages of national research development

By Georgin Lau and Lei Pan, Elsevier

Interaction with the international research community through researcher mobility may be essential for a country’s research development.

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Researcher mobility

Volume 4, Issue 2 – 2014

The discussion of researcher mobility within this issue has the ingredients for a compelling drama: money, competition and talent.

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In Japan, bibliometricians play expanding role in research management

Global competition and shrinking budgets are forcing Japan to take a more evidence-based approach; three leading bibliometricians weigh in

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