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Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Oral evidence concluded; report in preparation.
This short inquiry will assess the current system of research funding for universities in England. In the light of possible changes to tuition fees resulting from the Government's Review on Post-18 Education and Funding, and the Government's commitment to a target of 2.4% of GDP to be invested in research and development by 2027, the Committee will investigate what impact these changes may have on the ability of universities to conduct high-quality scientific research.
Evidence given by Dr Philip Augar, Chair, Review of Post-18 Education and Funding, Professor Sir Ivor Crewe, Panel Member, Review of Post-18 Education and Funding, Matt Toombs, Secretariat, Review of Post-18 Education and Funding and Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, Panel Member, Review of Post-18 Education and Funding
Evidence given by Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and Interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Department for Education and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Paul Drabwell, Deputy Director, Science Research and Innovation, BEIS and Harriet Wallace, Director, International Science and Innovation Directorate, BEIS
Lords Science and Technology Committee publish report on Science research funding in universities