Research and analysis

Scotland analysis: science and research

Demonstrates that Scotland and the rest of the UK benefit from a shared, closely integrated and thriving research base.

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Scotland analysis: science and research

Summary leaflet: science and research

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This paper is the eighth in the ‘Scotland Analysis’ collection. It discusses the closely integrated and thriving research base between Scotland and the rest of the UK. Our research base is important to the UK’s, including Scotland’s, innovation and economic success. The paper investigates the consequences of Scottish independence for the UK research environment, including publicly funded institutions.