National Data Strategy

In our response to the DCMS consultation we advocate for recognition of data skills in the humanities and the importance of geospatial data use

Revised education for sustainable development (ESD) guidance

Our response to this QAA consultation welcomes the revised guidance and specific competencies, and argues that geospatial and environmental data skills should be given greater attention.

Review of the UK Social Science PhD

Our response to this ESRC consultation highlights issues with UK PhD delivery, including short length, lack of support, limited funding and limited opportunities for growth and progression. It also discusses the need to broaden routes into and out of PhDs beyond conventional academic pathways, and to improve diversity and inclusion.

Draft Concordat on Open Research Data

Our response welcomes voluntary frameworks, and advocates for greater recognition of the diversity of data types and research practices.