According to a recent report by Economic Insight on behalf of the UK government’s Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, on-the-ground collaboration activities by researchers are important for driving research excellence.
Research collaboration and researcher mobility are the key to success…
In the global research community the UK is a high achiever, with a recent report by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills ranking the UK first in the world in terms of research citation impact. So how has the UK bucked a trend “towards increasing outputs from broadly stable or decreasing inputs“? Success it seems is attributed to both global research collaboration and researcher mobility.