Ideas without Borders – Bridging Science and Society
International research cooperation and science communication are key components of diplomacy and help address global challenges. Cross-border research collaboration can cultivate long-lasting relationships between individuals, institutions, and knowledge communities and build trust within academic civil society beyond state politics. By allowing a plurality of voices and interpretations, science can productively negotiate conflicting interests. How can we benefit from science diplomacy and science communication’s potential to connect different academic communities and bridge science and society?