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North and South America

Brazil

Scientists in Brazil are eligible for Newton International Fellowships, Newton Advanced Fellowships and Newton Mobility Grants which all form part of the UK’s Newton Fund.

In 2014 we held a Frontiers of Science meeting in Brazil in the UK in partnership with FAPESP, the State of São Paulo Research Council. 

The Society also hosted FAPESP week in 2013.

Canada

We collaborate with the Royal Society of Canada on scientific advice for G7 heads of government. The Society worked with the other G7 national science academies on three statements that were sent to heads of government in advance of the G7 summit in Germany in June 2015 on: antibiotics, tropical diseases, and the future of the world’s oceans.

In March 2016, the Royal Society and Royal Society of Canada will hold a Frontiers of Science meeting between UK and Canadian researchers, this will be a prestigious interdisciplinary meeting for outstanding early career scientists.

Mexico

Scientists in Mexico are eligible for Newton International Fellowships, Newton Advanced Fellowships and Newton Mobility Grants which all form part of the UK’s Newton Fund.

United States

The Royal Society collaborates with the National Academy of Sciences on scientific advice for G7 heads of government. In June 2015, the Society worked with the other G7 science academies on three statements that were sent to heads of government in advance of the G7 summit in Germany on: antibiotics, tropical diseases, and the future of the world’s oceans.

The Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences host the annual Sackler Forum for UK and US scientists to work together on topics of worldwide scientific concern. In 2013 the Forum focused on Climate Change: Evidence and causes, and in 2014 the topic was Cybersecurity Dilemmas: Technology, Policy, and Incentives to be published in 2015. Other previous topics have included: Modelling Earth’s Future, Neuroscience and the Law, and Advancing Agriculture.

The Officers of the Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences meet on a biennial basis at the Joint Officers’ meeting which is hosted alternately in the UK and the US.