Publications

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Quad collaboration for STEM workforce growth

Author(s): Luke Koslosky
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Luke Koslosky explains how the Quad can focus more on fostering STEM workforce growth across through international research collaboration, existing Quad agreements, and bilateral cooperation between member states.

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STEM researchers from countries of concern

Author(s): Katsuya Tamai
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Katsuya Tamai explains why it’s important that the Quad countries be open to all foreign STEM researchers who share their fundamental values and why excluding any researcheres from countries of concern can be counter-productive. He also suggests ways in which the Quad members...

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Building the Quad Technology Workforce Pipeline and Research Relationships

Author(s): Miah Hammond-Errey
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Dr Miah Hammond-Errey explains why it is essential for the Quad members to add cooperation on STEM workforce issues to their critical and emerging technologies agenda.

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The Quad’s role in shifting to resilient technology supply chains and energy security

Author(s): Lisa Curtis
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Lisa Curtis talks about why the Quad is working collaboratively to create new technology supply chains that are resilient and immune to Chinese coercion and how can this be done better.

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Maintaining green energy security and preventing dependence on China

Author(s): Noriko Endo
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Noriko Endo explains why the Quad countries should align their decarbonisation policies – ideally through an intergovernmental conference on energy security – to prevent China’s energy dominance.

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The energy quest: elevating the Quad’s role in the Indo-Pacific

Author(s): Mannat Jaspal
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Mannat Jaspal explains why the Quad should strive to extend the scope of the Quad Plus framework to facilitate synergies and avoid being overshadowed by conflicting and competitive actors in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Making sense of complex systems: practical principles and frameworks

Author(s): Dr Ryan Young, Prof Katherine Daniell, Flynn Shaw
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Research

It is clear that we are operating today in a world of increasing complexity. What is less clear is how we should understand and analyse this complexity in ways that lead to practical and effective decision-making. Dr Ryan Young, from the NSC Futures Hub, and Prof Katherine Daniell, from the School...

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Critical technologies supply chains

Author(s): Raji Rajagopalan
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this paper, Raji Rajagoplan talks about why the Quad must have a common approach to the security of critical technology supply chains and the need to avoid excessive dependence on a single manufacturing source, such as China.

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Quad countries graphical representation. Image: Adobe Stock

Balancing the resilience and innovation of Quad critical technology supply chains

Author(s): Akira Igata
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this paper, Akira Igata talks about why the Quad countries must increase the resilience of critical technology supply chains while maintaining innovation. He adds that the Quad countries must also de-risk from countries that have a record of engaging in economic coercion while preventing the...

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Illustration of a mine. Image: Adobe stock

Coordinating the Quad on critical minerals

Author(s): Jeffrey Wilson
Date of publication: 2023
Publication type: Policy

In this publication, Jeffrey Wilson talks about why it is in the best interest of the Quad countries to ‘friendshore’ their supply chains since the global supply chains for critical minerals are neither scalabale nor sustainable.

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