Panel Paper: An Explorative Study On International Research Collaboration and Its Impact On Research Trajectory

Friday, November 9, 2012 : 10:25 AM
Chesapeake (Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Li Tang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Utilizing the turnover of keywords, this study develops a new method tracking the shift of research stream, and tests it within the context of US-China collaboration in nanotechnology.  The results find evidence in support of the linkage between the emergence of new research stream(s) of Chinese researchers and the event of US-China collaboration. It also finds that the triggered research stream further diffused via extended co-authorship.