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
Aug 2015

Royal Society submission to the World Humanitarian Summit

The Royal Society has submitted to the World Humanitarian Summit public consultation.

Event summaries
Jul 2015

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the challenge for science

Conclusions and recommendations from a meeting at the Royal Society on 24-25 June 2015.

Reports & statements
Jul 2015

UK science communiqué on climate change

A communiqué on climate change from 24 of the UK’s Professional and Learned Societies.

Reports & statements
Jul 2015

Observing the Earth - Expert views on environmental observation for the UK

This report contains the considered thoughts of a select group of experts informed by consultation with key stakeholders to give an overview of environmental observation in the UK.

Submissions & letters
Jul 2015

Joint letter to the HFEA regarding the regulation of mitochondrial donation

The Royal Society has supported a joint letter to the HFEA commenting on proposals for the regulation of mitochondrial donation.

Submissions & letters
Jul 2015

Consultation Response: Migration Advisory Committee’s Call for Evidence on minimum salary thresholds for Tier 2

The Royal Society has responded to the Migration Advisory Committee’s Call for Evidence on minimum salary thresholds for tier 2.

Submissions & letters
Jun 2015

Letter raising concerns about the impact of the Psychoactive Substances Bill on research

The Royal Society has supported a joint letter to the Home Secretary raising concerns about the unintended impact of the Psychoactive Substances Bill that is currently being debated in the House of Lords for research.

Submissions & letters
Jun 2015

Consultation response: interdisciplinarity in research and higher education

The Royal Society has responded to the British Academy's call for evidence on interdisciplinarity in research and higher education.

Reports & statements
Jun 2015

Ten common questions and answers on climate science

The Society has prepared this FAQ for the global Caritas Internationalis network of Catholic development agencies and their bishops, to help them answer the questions they may face in response to the Pope's encyclical on the environment and human responsibility.

Submissions & letters
May 2015

Consultation response: support for postgraduate study

The Royal Society has responded to the Department for Business, Innovation & Skill’s consultation on support for postgraduate study.

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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).