UCLan Professor confirmed as a Royal Society Committee Member

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Professor Subrayal Reddy was recently confirmed as a member of the Royal Society’s International Awards Committee which oversees its grant making strategy.

The Society, the leading independent national scientific academy of the UK, is dedicated to promoting excellence in science for the benefit of humanity.

Professor Subrayal Reddy's tenure from January 2024 until January 2026 will see him as a panel member, work with colleagues to support the development of sustainable and mutually beneficial collaborative partnerships and research networks through the sharing of knowledge, skills, and exchange of people.

"I am delighted that Professor Reddy has been appointed to this prestigious Royal Society’s Awards Committee. It not only represents the excellent research quality and reputation that Professor Reddy has developed here at the University of Central Lancashire."

Professor StJohn Crean Pro Vice-Chancellor

The International Collaboration Awards scheme funded by the International Science Partnerships Fund (ISPF), will provide funding to enable outstanding emerging research leaders in the UK to develop research collaborations with international partners. The grants are available to new researchers forming their own teams, prepared to spearhead an international research programme.

The goal of the scheme is to foster lasting partnerships, cultivate global research networks, produce original studies, and enhance the capabilities of new researchers and their teams in conducting, managing, and applying high-quality research through knowledge sharing, skill development, and personnel exchange.

Professor StJohn Crean Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) commented: "I am delighted that Professor Reddy has been appointed to this prestigious Royal Society’s Awards Committee. It not only represents the excellent research quality and reputation that Professor Reddy has developed here at the University of Central Lancashire but also indicates the University’s ambition to support its research leaders in driving our strategy towards becoming a research intensive institution."

Professor Subrayal Reddy
Professor Subrayal Reddy

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