The RSE International Committee first met in 1999, with the stated goal to promote the Society’s profile overseas. Since then, it has worked towards spreading greater awareness of the RSE Fellowship, leading to today where we have a strategic international programme of multilateral partnerships with national academies and networks around the world.
The committee promotes Scotland’s research excellence and supports international collaboration through:
Hosting activities such as workshops, international visits and joint funding programmes with partner academies.
Supporting international exchanges for Scottish based and overseas-based scholars.
Acting as a forum for international discussions in all academic fields.
The International Committee has no set number of members, which currently stands at 14. The membership comprises the following: