Scientific Committee

Next to the Advisory Board, the Scientific Committee includes 22 academic leaders from research centres and academic institutions, who have an in-depth understanding of humanitarian action and come from a variety of disciplines and cultural backgrounds.

The main responsibilities of the Scientific Committee are to:

  • Validate the annual research agenda
  • Guarantee a sound research methodology and ensure quality
  • Ensure that research ethical guidelines are respected
  • Oversee the editorial process and participate in reviews as members of editorial committees
  • Identify and validate authors