The Global Research Council has a long-term objective of fostering multilateral research and
collaboration across continents to benefit both developing and developed nations.

Summary of the 2016 Annual Meeting

The fifth Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council was held from 25-27 May 2016 in New Delhi, India.

The meeting was jointly hosted by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Indian Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). Over 100 delegates attended the Annual Meeting, with over 50 Heads of Research Councils participating from around 45 countries, to share best practice and discuss research funding policy issues.

The two topics for the Annual Meeting were ‘Interdisciplinarity’ and ‘Equality and Status of Women in Research’, both of which build on previous GRC discussions and statements.


Canada Flag Peru Flag

The Governing Board of the Global Research Council has selected Canada and Peru to co-host the 6th Annual Meeting in May 2017.

Image credits: Slide 1: (background); (top left); Thinkstock (all other insets); Slide 2:; Slide 3: Christos Nicolaides, Juanes Research Group; Slide 4: Sandy Schaeffer for NSF; Slide 5: S2N Media; (left)