Commonwealth Science Conference Bangalore 2014

Keynote speakers

Plenary speakers include Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Professor CNR Rao, National Research Professor, Linus Pauling Research Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research.

International delegates

Presentations delivered by delegates from across the Commonwealth will include using evidence in public policy and region-specific science. The full list of delegates will be available soon.

Conference themes

Special breakout sessions cover health, mathematics, computation and complex systems, materials science and biological sciences.

Student session

Selected students from across the Commonwealth will give short talks on their cutting-edge research.

Science for the common good

Organised by the Royal Society and supported by the Government of India and The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, this will be the first Commonwealth Science Conference for nearly 50 years.

Leading scientists from over 30 member countries have been invited to come together for a groundbreaking conference showcasing some of the best science from around the world.

Venue and directions

The conference sessions will be held at the Lalit Ashok hotel, Bangalore. Delegates will be hosted at one of four centrally-located Bangalore hotels for the duration of the conference and transport between hotels and the conference will be provided.

Any queries or concerns should be directed to on site conference organisers, or by email to

View information for delegates.