Collection

Science in government

Guidance on the use of scientific evidence and advice in government.

Strategy and guidelines

Guidance for scientists and policy makers

  1. Government science and engineering profession: directory of expertise

    • Guidance
  2. Government science and engineering profession: leadership and talent development programmes

    • Guidance
  3. Government science and engineering profession: skills framework

    • Guidance
  4. Government science and engineering profession: careers advice

    • Guidance
  5. Engaging with academics: guide for policy makers

    • Guidance
  6. Government science and engineering profession: continuous professional development

    • Guidance
  7. Engaging with government: guide for academics

    • Guidance
  8. Scientific and engineering advice: guidelines for policy makers

    • Guidance
  9. Scientific advisory committees: improving engagement

    • Guidance
  10. Scientific advisory committees: sharing good practice

    • Guidance
  11. Government science and engineering profession: writing guide

    • Guidance

Science and engineering reviews

The science and engineering assurance (SEA) programme reviews how effectively departments use scientific and analytical evidence in policy-making.

The SEA programme concluded at the end of 2012 following the review of HM Treasury. You can find all the completed reviews on the UK government Web Archive.

  1. HM Treasury: science and analysis assurance review

    • Corporate report
Published 7 November 2014
Last updated 18 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Guidance on legal liability added.
  2. First published.