Scientists have most impact when they're free to move
An analysis of researchers' global mobility reveals that limiting the circulation of scholars will damage the scientific system.
- Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Nicolas Robinson-Garcia, Dakota S. Murray, Alfredo Yegros-Yegros, Rodrigo Costas & Vincent Larivière
- 09 October 2017
- Nature - Comment
Nature's comment entitled ‘Scientists have most impact when they're free to move’ is an analysis measuring the global movements of researchers and reflects on the potential adverse consequences that isolationist policies may have on the advance of science.