What will ICARA do?

ICARA will provide a collaborating network, support structures and learning opportunities for research societies across the globe.

ICARA will provide:

  • a forum for information exchange and mutual support, especially with regard to the very practical matters involved in running a successful research society such as conference organisation, running journals, and establishing scholarships
  • information and education opportunities for society members to learn about such things as research integrity, scientific publishing, funding mechanisms, and evidence-based policy
  • international cooperation in relation to advocacy for research funding
  • a base for inter-organizational collaboration
  • mentoring for new society leaders
  • nurturing for new societies