b'Academic and Research Visitorsencouraging research from diverse perspectivesfostering collaboration with international researchersproviding cross-cultural understanding and creativityAcademic Visitors ACADEMIC VISITORS IN 2019INLs academic visitors may be any university researcher who meets regularly with lab employees to discuss topics of mutual interest or possible collaboration. Academic visitors do not receive funding from INL for their labor.If a stay longer than six weeks is anticipated, a sponsor may request a security badge through the Academic Visitors program.Visiting researchers can participate in a variety of activities, including:Guest lecturesCollaborating with INL researchers, funded jointly by INL and the universityMentoring INL staff on new technology or academic researchDiscussing topics of mutual interest15 |University Partnerships'