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Response to Scottish Funding Council consultation on Knowledge Transfer Grant (SFC/CN/01/2014)

Universities Scotland has submitted its response to the Scottish Funding Council’s Knowledge Transfer Grant (KTG) consultation SFC/CN/01/2014. The KTG has to date been a long-term, flexible funding stream to support knowledge exchange activities, including commercialisation of research, in a rapidly evolving landscape. While taking into consideration the Scottish Government’s priorities, the grant provides institutions with…

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Response to Scottish Government Consultation “Women On Board: Quality Through Diversity”

Universities Scotland has submitted its response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the introduction of gender quotas on public boards, “Women On Board: Quality Through Diversity”. We share the Scottish Government’s goal to harness and make best use of talent in our decision-making bodies, irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or…

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Response to Department of Business, Innovation and Skills consultation on investment in science and research

Universities Scotland has submitted its response to the UK Government’s Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ consultation on “Science and research: proposals for long-term capital investment”. We believe that capital investment is a key element of competitiveness. It contributes to attracting the best staff from around the world, maintaining world-leading research and securing significant efficiencies. It is…

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