We provide independent, timely and authoritative scientific advice to UK, European and international decision makers
Our projects review the scientific evidence on major policy issues.
Read or download all our reports, publications and consultation responses.
This report gathers together evidence on microplastics in freshwater and soil, looking specifically at the impact of microplastics and the chemicals associated with them.
We have produced a series of briefing documents on the implications of a variety of aspects of climate change for UK policymakers.
This Royal Society Perspective takes a future-facing look into possible applications of neural and brain-computer interfaces.
03 December 2019
Carl Wiper, Group Manager, Information Commissioner's Office
29 November 2019
Dr Vanessa Pittard, Deputy CEO, Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI)
29 October 2019
Dr Jess Wade, Postdoctoral Researcher, Imperial College London; Dr Ben Britton, Senior Lecturer and Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, Imperial College London; Dr Clara Nellist, Excellence Initiative Fellow, Radboud University; Professor Rachel Oliver, Professor of Materials Science, University of Cambridge Dr Brian Patton, Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow, University of Strathclyde
Professor Richard Catlow FRS, Foreign Secretary and Vice-President, The Royal Society