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2011 consultation responses

Copies of RGS-IBG responses to consultations in 2011 can be found below:

 December 2011
House of Lords Science and Technology Sub-Committee
Higher education in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)
Consultation details and Consultation response (PDF)

 November 2011
House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
Social Science and the Census
Consultation details and the Society's repsponse published on the Parliament website

  • Professor Phil Rees FRGS, Leeds University provided follow-up Oral Evidence to the Committee representing the Society on 14 December 2011
  • The Committee published its final report on 21 September 2012, featuring a number of references to the Society's evidence

October 2011
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Draft Panel Criteria and Working Methods of Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
Consultation details and Consultation response (PDF)

September 2011
Department for Education (DfE)
Qualifications for 14 to 16 year olds and Performance Tables
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF)

June 2011
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Demand management - Funding the best social science in the most efficient and effective way
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF)

June 2011
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Allocation method for postgraduate research funding from 2012-13
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF)

May 2011
European Commission
Green Paper on a common strategic framework for future EU research and innovation funding
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF) (link to response on Commission website)

May 2011
Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS)
Consultation on cultural education
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF)

May 2011
House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
Practical experiments in school science lessons and science field trips
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF) (link to response on committee website). The final report of the Inquiry has been published (14.09.11)

April 2011
House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
Allocation of science and research funding
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF) (link to response on committee website)

April 2011
Department of Education
National Curriculum Review
Consultation details and Written Consultation response (PDF)

March 2011
House of Commons Business Innovation and Skills Select Committee
Inquiry on the future of higher education
Consultation details and Written consultation response (PDF) (link to response on committee website).

  • The final report on the Inquiry has been published (10.10.11) referencing the Society's work on providing careers advice (point 175)

March 2011
House of Commons Education Select Committee
Inquiry on the English Baccalaureate
Consultation details and Written Consultation response (PDF) (link to response on committee website). The final report on the Inquiry has been published (28.07.11)

February 2011
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Funding of teaching of geography in higher education
Written Consultation response (PDF)

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