Global Summit 2012
    August 27, 2012
    From Brain Drain to Brain Circulation:
    Graduate Education for Global Career Pathways


    Kloster Seeon, Germany


    “Brain drain/Brain gain” has been a topic of ongoing discussion in the global graduate education community, particularly as countries make new investments in graduate education and research.


    In recent years, a more optimistic model for the circulation of global talent has been put forward. Many argue that as research networks become more global, so do career pathways. Global R&D networks, along with new technologies for communication and collaborations, now make it possible for academics and research professionals to work in and between different international locations, stimulating research that benefits multiple economies and institutions.


    Co-hosted by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and the Technische Universität München (TUM), the 2012 Global Summit focused on the role of graduate institutions in supporting new pathways of brain circulation and preparing future research professionals to create and share knowledge across local and global contexts.


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    CGS contributions to the 2012 Summit were supported by a generous gift from ProQuest.



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