Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S

We welcome proposals that facilitate fair, inclusive and transparent knowledge production, but urge more consideration of uneven impact on disciplines and advocate for hybrid journals, green open access and embargoes.

Department for Education/Ofqual consultation on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021

Our response to this consultation support teachers’ use of a wide range of evidence, that any papers provided by the Exam Boards be optional, and that (where practical) teachers give ‘broadly comparable’ weighting to their students’ NEAs.

National Transport Strategy (Scotland)

Our joint response with the AGI notes that geography determines transport and that locational intelligence can improve transport networks. It also includes a range of evidence on transport use and sustainability.

Proposal to merge BAS (British Antarctic Survey) and NOC (National Oceanography Centre)

A consultation on the proposed merged of BAS and NOC. Our response says there is insufficient evidence to support merging the centres