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Nurse review of research councils

Information about the independent review of UK research councils.

Sir Paul Nurse led a review, with research councils, to explore how they can support research most effectively. The aim was to ensure that the UK continues to support world-leading science, and invests public money in the best possible way.

The review was announced as part of the government’s science and innovation strategy in December 2014.

Final report

  1. Nurse review of research councils: recommendations

    • Independent report

Call for evidence

  1. Nurse review of research councils: call for evidence

    • Consultation outcome

Advisory group

  1. Nurse review of research councils: advisory group

    • Independent report
  2. Nurse Review Advisory Group named

    • Press release

Terms of reference

Published 18 December 2014
Last updated 19 November 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added final report 'Nurse review of research councils: recommendations'.
  2. First published.