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Department of Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Skills: Inquiry into the use of laser pointers (2017)
Commons Science and Technology Select Committee: Inquiry into Science Communication (2016)
DfE consultation on changes to assessment of GCSE Astronomy: RAS response (2016)
DfE consultation on the future of GCSE and A level courses (including Astronomy): RAS response (2015)
IOP / RAS report: Gazing at the Future: The experiences of male and female physics and astronomy doctoral students in the UK (2015)
pdfGazing at the Future: full report

pdfGazing at the Future: policy briefing

BIS Consultation on Postgraduate Funding: RAS response (2015)


BIS Consultation on Science and Society strategy: RAS response (2012)

pdfBIS Science and Society consultation October 2012 RAS response.pdf


Higher Education Commission: Inquiry into postgraduate education (2012)

pdfHigher Education Commission.pdf


HEFCE consultation on student numbers and teaching funding (2012)

pdfHEFCE consultation on student numbers and teaching funding.pdf


Evidence for House of Lords Science and Technology Subcommittee I: Inquiry into HE in STEM subjects (2011)

pdfLords Science and Technology Sub Committee.pdf


RAS statement on the teaching of creationism and intelligent design (2011)

pdf Teaching_of_Creationism.pdf


Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills consultation on 'A vision for Science and Society' (2008)
science and society responsescience and society response

House of Commons Education and Skills Committee review of Higher Education (2006)
Education and Skills Committee Review of HE_pdf.pdfEducation and Skills Committee Review of HE

British Geophysical Association Report on Geophysics Education in the UK (2006)
Geophysics Education in the UK Geophysics Education in the UK

Report on the PhD and Careers in Astronomy in the UK (2005)
careers in astronomy.pdfcareers in astronomy

House of Lords Science & Technology Committee review of Science Teaching (2006)
Science Teaching - House of Lords S&T committeeScience Teaching - House of Lords S&T committee

House of Commons Science & Technology Committee review of strategic science provision (2005)
Strategic science provision in English Universities.pdfStrategic science provision in English Universities

Treasury-DTI-DfES consultation on Science and Innovation (2004)
Science & InnovationScience & Innovation