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News Release 12-158

International Collaboration Key to Science and Engineering Globalization

Per NSF report, one in six scientists and engineers in the U.S. collaborate with individuals in other countries

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International collaboration was more likely to occur among persons working in the for-profit sector, men, and those with higher levels of educational attainment. Individuals who earned postsecondary degrees both in the United States and abroad reported the highest levels of international collaboration.

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