Celebrating 10 Years of Global Strategy Lab

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting milestone: 10 years of research at the Global Strategy Lab (GSL)!  Join us in commemorating 10 years of making the world a healthier place for everyone.

Over the coming months, we’ll be featuring key moments that have shaped GSL’s journey through a series of events on a living timeline on our website. 

As we reflect on the journey that brought us here, we invite you to join us in celebrating a decade of dedication to advancing global health and well-being by sharing your reflections on social media using the hashtag #GSL10. 

July, 2014

The Global Strategy Lab Begins Link

In July 2014, the Global Strategy Lab was born from a fundamental belief: the need to bring a science to bear on how countries, non-governmental organizations and researchers can all work together to solve health threats that defy national boundaries.


A Decade of Growth

Lathika Laguwaran, Director of Operations at the Global Strategy Lab, shares her journey, taking us into the lab’s origin and her role in its evolution over the past decade.

September 2014

A group of researchers pose for a photograph outside.

GSL moves to uOttawa

The Global Strategy Lab’s move to the University of Ottawa was strategic. Led by Steven J. Hoffman, it was fueled by funding for a 4.6 million grant from the Research Council of Norway. 

October 2015

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing in petri dish. Microbiologist check Antibiotic resistance of bacteria.

JLME special issue on AMR and legal agreements Link

A workshop in Uppsala, Sweden, organized by the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, the Global Strategy Lab, the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (JLME), the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, and ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance resulted in a special issue featuring eleven articles. These articles highlight the need for collective action to mitigate antibiotic resistance and propose strategies for states and non-state actors to tackle this challenge effectively.

To be continued…

Check back in June for the next update to our timeline.