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
Dec 2014

Submission to the House of Commons on the future of Kew Gardens

Royal Society submission to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee one-off evidence session on the future of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Reports & statements
Nov 2014

Resilience to extreme weather

‘Resilience to extreme weather’ investigates key questions to help inform important decisions about adaptation and risk reduction that are being made at global, national and local levels.

Submissions & letters
Oct 2014

Takeover Panel Code Committee consultation on post-offer undertakings and intention statements

The Royal Society has responded to the Takeover Panel Code Committee’s consultation on proposed amendments to the code to clarify how post-offer undertakings and intention statements should be understood following the Pfizer AstraZeneca takeover attempt in May 2014.

Submissions & letters
Oct 2014

Submission to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals

The Royal Society submitted a response to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Submissions & letters
Oct 2014

House of Commons Science & Technology Committee Legacy Report Parliament 2010-15

The Royal Society has responded to the Committee’s request for comment on their reports and Government responses to the Committee recommendations over this Parliament.

Submissions & letters
Sep 2014

Consultation response: Science 2.0

The Royal Society has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on ‘Science 2.0’ which explores how doing research and organising science is changing with the use of digital technologies and increasing globalisation of the scientific community and seeks to identify the policy implications of this.

Submissions & letters
Sep 2014

Submission to the House of Lords Arctic Committee

The Royal Society submitted a response to the House of Lords Arctic Committee inquiry setting out observations that draw upon the Society’s work, in particular, New frontiers in science diplomacy and the Resilience to extreme weather report.

Submissions & letters
Sep 2014

Call for Evidence: Carter Review on initial teacher training (England)

The Royal Society has responded to the Department for Education’s Call for Evidence to inform its review of initial teacher training, which is being chaired by Sir Andrew Carter.

Submissions & letters
Sep 2014

Consultation response: GCSE in Computer Science

The Royal Society has responded to the Department for Education’s consultation on the proposed subject content of Computer Science GCSE, which will be taught from September 2016.

Submissions & letters
Sep 2014

Consultation response: RCUK 2014 Review of Implementation of Open Access Policy

The Royal Society has responded to Research Councils UK (RCUK)’s consultation on the implementation of their Open Access policy, which came into effect in April 2013.

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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).