Policy paper

Nurse review of research councils: terms of reference

These terms of reference set out the questions which Sir Paul Nurse has been asked to consider as part of his review of research councils.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Terms of Reference for the Nurse Review


The Nurse Review was announced as part of the government’s science and innovation strategy in December 2014. The review will look at how research councils can evolve to support research in the most effective ways.

Published 18 December 2014