Dr Savita Ayyar is a Research Management professional and consultant with over ten years of experience in diverse areas of the field. Dr Ayyar is currently working on behalf of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance to develop IRMI, the India Research Management Initiative (http://wellcomedbt.org/news/203 ).
Dr Ayyar initiated her career in Research Management at the Wellcome Trust in London, UK (2007-2010). She was formerly the Head of Research Development (2010-2017) at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, where she worked to initiate, implement and nurture the activities of the Research Development Office (RDO). Under her stewardship, operations at the NCBS RDO spanned grant management, philanthropic fundraising and endowments, intramural funding and News and Communications. Dr Ayyar received her initial training in Biochemistry at the University of Delhi and Biotechnology at AIIMS, New Delhi. She completed her doctoral and post-doctoral work in Developmental Biology and Neurobiology, respectively at the University of Cambridge, UK.
|Session||Managing Research Collaborations with Africa and India|
|Time||11:30 - 12:45|
|Date||Wednesday 6th June, 2018|
|Theme||Managing International Collaborations|
John Kirkland - Consultant at Universities, International Organisations and Funding Bodies
Dr Savita Ayyar - Research Management Consultant, on behalf of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
Professor John Gyapong - Vice-Chancellor, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana
Allen Muyaama Mukhwana - Research Systems Manager, African Academy of Sciences