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Claire McNulty

Dr Claire McNulty

Dr Claire McNulty


Claire leads the British Council Science and Research Team, which develops and supports science and research-related projects across the British Council global network, and builds and maintains relationships with key stakeholders in the UK and overseas. She leads on the British Council’s contribution to the Newton Fund (a UK Government initiative to support the economic development of emerging economies through science and innovation), and the UK participation in the European Commission's 'Euraxess' initiative, which aims to enhance and support researcher mobility.

Claire has worked on several science-related projects for the British Council, including ‘Next Generation Science’, aimed at school children, and ‘Network UK’, a support service for international researchers in the UK.In 2008 she was appointed Adviser in Life Sciences and Science Policy, for the British Council and in May 2012 she was appointed to the Director of Science role.

From September 2011 – May 2012 she also took on a part-time role at the Royal Society, as a senior science policy adviser, where she worked on the Pfizer-Royal Society African Academies Programme.


Public Engagement CommitteeJanuary 2013 - July 2017Member
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