Guidance

Scientific advisory committees: sharing good practice

Guidance setting out good practice for the secretariats to Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs).

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This document is based on the findings of a series of workshops designed to support the activities of secretariats to Scientific Advisory Committees and Science Advisory Council (SACs). It provides guidance and case studies on:

  • the induction of new members and Chairs
  • the best ways to present advice
  • the interaction between SACs and departments

This guidance should be read alongside the ‘Code of practice for Scientific Advisory Committees (CoPSAC)’.