Reports & publications

This section contains all our reports and publications since 1985. For publications before this date, please contact the library.

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Submissions & letters
Apr 2015

Response to UNCBD inquiry into ecosystem-based adaptation

The Royal Society responds to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s request for information relating to biodiversity and climate change and disaster risk reduction.

Submissions & letters
Mar 2015

Consultation response: assessment in new Computer Science GCSEs

Response to Ofqual’s consultation on the proposed conditions and guidance concerning the assessment of new GCSEs in Computer Science, which will be taught in England from September 2016.

Submissions & letters
Mar 2015

Triennial review of the Committee of Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM)

The Royal Society has responded to the triennial review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM).

Submissions & letters
Mar 2015

Response to the Dowling Review of business-university collaborations

Royal Society submission to the Dowling Review call for evidence.

Reports & statements
Mar 2015

Taking joint action on disasters, development and climate change

Building on the Royal Society’s 2014 ‘Resilience to extreme weather’ report, this statement outlines the need to make international policy frameworks on disasters, development and climate change consistent and underpinned by science.

Reports & statements
Feb 2015

Building a stronger future: Research, innovation and growth

The Royal Society together with its sister academies, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the Royal Academy of Engineering, sets out key priorities and actions for the next Government.

Submissions & letters
Feb 2015

Submission to the Commons Environmental Audit Committee’s progress report

Royal Society submission to the Commons Environmental Committee’s progress report, reviewing its work over the 2010-15 Parliament.

Submissions & letters
Jan 2015

Submission to the UK Parliamentarians on population dynamics in the post-2015 world

Royal Society submission to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health inquiry into population dynamics in the post-2015 world.

Submissions & letters
Jan 2015

Submission to the Environmental Audit Committee on the Environmental Risks of Fracking

The Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering have jointly responded to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into the Environmental Risks of Fracking.

Reports & statements
Dec 2014

Doctoral students’ career expectations: principles and responsibilities

This project explored doctoral students' careers expectations, and how they can be best managed so that students and their supervisors understand the wide range of careers that a PhD can lead to in and outside of science.

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Additional publications

In addition to these publications the Royal Society contributes to reports and statements published by the European Academies Science Advisory Panel (EASAC), InterAcademy Panel (IAP) and the Science Community Representing Education (SCORE).