The Chinese Government encourages international research collaboration, and such collaboration have
been increasing and effective in terms of the numbers of collaborative project, personal exchanges and
co-authored academic papers.
There are various kinds of international research collaboration, from multi-national mega-science
programs, inter-government science and technology cooperation programs, to institutional research
collaboration and visiting scholars. This column, which is still under construction, will provide some
background information related to research collaboration, and any queries can be addressed to the
developer of the website at: Siyidi@vip.126.com.