RSE international relations in the Asia-Pacific.

Sister academies

The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Academy of Science to promote and strengthen co-operation between each other and between researchers in Australia and Scotland. This informal agreement was signed in January 2018.

The RSE has an informal agreement with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to promote and strengthen co-operation between each other and between researchers in Japan and Scotland. This informal agreement was signed in May 2018.

The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to promote and strengthen cooperation between the two organisations, and the interchange between researchers in social sciences in China and Scotland. This formal agreement was signed in Beijing in September 2013.

The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to promote and strengthen scientific co-operation between each other, and scientific interchange between researchers in China and Scotland. This formal agreement was signed in Shanghai in 2002.

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National Natural Science Foundation of China

The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) to promote and strengthen scientific cooperation between each other, and scientific collaboration between researchers in China and Scotland. This formal agreement was signed in Edinburgh in 2007.

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The RSE signed an informal agreement with the Chinese Academy of Engineering in May 2014 to promote and strengthen scientific co-operation between each other, and scientific interchange between researchers in China and Scotland.

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The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian National Science Academy to facilitate, encourage and support research collaboration in all areas between research groups in Scotland and India. This formal agreement was signed in Edinburgh in December 2007.

NSTC

The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Science and Technology Council, Taiwan (NSTC) to facilitate, encourage and support research collaboration in all areas between research groups in Scotland and Taiwan. This formal agreement was signed in 2015.

The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Academy of Sciences of Malaysia to facilitate, encourage and support research collaboration in all areas between research groups in Scotland and Malaysia. This formal agreement was signed in 2008.

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The RSE has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pakistan Academy of Sciences to facilitate, encourage and support research collaboration in all areas between research groups in Scotland and Pakistan. This formal agreement was signed in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2016.

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The RSE signed an informal agreement with the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2009 to promote and strengthen co-operation between researchers in New Zealand and Scotland and between the two Academies.

EXPLORE THE RSE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME

By forging effective partnerships with national academies, learned societies and international networks overseas, the RSE is helping to: Internationalisation is