Consultation outcome

Nurse review of research councils: call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Detail of feedback received

We received 252 responses from interested parties including:

  • academia (131)
  • industry (15)
  • charity (12)
  • learned societies, academies and professional organisations (38)
  • public sector (54)
  • other (2)

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


We're asking for evidence and views for Sir Paul Nurse to consider as part of his independent review of research councils.


Consultation description

Government has asked Sir Paul Nurse to lead an independent advisory group to review, with research councils, how they can evolve to support research in the most effective ways.

This review follows the recent Triennial review of the research councils. We invite organisations and individuals to provide any extra evidence they believe to be relevant.