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... The report should be of interest to officials and specialists in both the United States and the countries of Eastern Europe who are actively engaged in promoting scientific cooperation through bilateral and other channels. Also, an emerging audience for this report is the growing group of analysts in the United States interested in "science diplomacy" involving U.S.
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... They offer Americans rare opportunities for access and for joint work with scientific colleagues and opportunities for scientists from those countries to visit the United States. But they will command wholehearted participa tion only if scientists are respected and treated equitably so they can participate in an unfettered manner in cooperation." Walter Rosenblith, foreign secretary, NAS, 1983.
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... :1. • Planning and carrying out joint research projects extending beyond the period of exchange • Starting or completing joint papers for publication • Enhancing teaching materials with updated research data • Facilitating interactions between basic and applied researchers • Deepening understanding of relationships among national research priorities, national programs, and international scientific and social trends Criticisms of the program were surprisingly few: Qualifications of a few exchangees were not as strong as might be expected, older scientists tended to dominate exchanges, and the small size of the program inhibited flexibility in the selection of exchangees.
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... 40. a wide variety of disciplines and involved dozens of institutions in the United States and Eastern Europe.
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... These workshops were well received in the United States and abroad, and they led to a number of lasting collaborations. Popular topics included environmental protection, worker health protection, and energy conservation.
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...  Interacademy Programs Between the United States and Eastern Europe 1967-2009 sustainable knowledge-based economies, and mechanisms to expand scientist-to-scientist cooperation. The scientific and political payoff from such high visibility demonstrations of U.S.

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