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New Principles on Scientific Advice to Government

The Government has released new principles on scientific advice to Government in response to concerns from the science community following the dismissal of Professor Nutt. Read more

10 January 2010

Enhancing vocational education - Science Council responds to Wolf Review

The Science Council has welcomed the Wolf Review as an essential and timely review of vocational education. Read more

05 November 2010

Role Models and Case Studies Report

Exploring the range of role models and case studies in STEM careers Read more

14 June 2011

Science is a practical subject

The Science and Technology Committee publishes Practical Experiments Report Read more

14 September 2011

The Browne Report on student finance is published

We respond to Lord Browne's independent review of higher education and student finance. Read more

12 October 2010

Science for Careers Expert Group report published

Science for Careers Expert Group report published and warns that unless science speaks to young people the UK faces skills shortages Find out more here. Read more

01 March 2010

Heseltine review calls for long term science investment

Heseltine review calls for long term science investment Read more

02 November 2012

Spending Review 2013

08 July 2013

What next for science in the European Union?

Science Council comment on the abolition of the Chief Scientist role by the EU President Read more

16 November 2014

Science Council CEO joins new Industry Training board

Diana Garnham, will be part of the new CITB board, helping to address skills challenges faced by the construction sector. Read more

12 January 2015

Government plan commits to better accreditation of STEM degrees

10-year strategy for science and innovation, outlining 5 principles for growth is welcomed by the Science Council Read more

18 December 2014

Science for Careers Expert Group

One of five expert groups set up by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to take forward the science and society strategy Read more

13 June 2011

Policy Activity

The Science Council provides a voice on policy issues affecting the science community, fostering debate and the exchange of ideas Read more

09 January 2013

Open Consultations

A list of open public consultations on science and education issues which relate to the interests of the Science Council and Members Read more

17 October 2011