Assessing researcher mobility for R&D management

Considerations for governments, research and academic institutions, funders and scientists

Researcher mobility is integral to career development and education, knowledge dissemination and intellectual exchange. Mobility is a sign of research vitality, which is of research and policy interest to researchers, research institutions, funders and nations.

This white paper serves as a brief introduction to concepts, challenges and commonly used practices in examining researcher mobility and informing research management decisions.