RSE response to the independent review of research bureaucracy, prepared by a working group of the Celtic Academies Alliance.
The ongoing health crisis has had an uneven, detrimental impact across the board in the culture sector. Emergency funding provided by the Scottish Government has helped cultural organisations survive during the last two years, however, cultural organisations continue to operate with limited reserves and ongoing funding support from the Government is needed to ensure resilience in the sector.
While the UK Government controls immigration and asylum policy, the Scottish Government and local authorities are responsible for supporting the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Scottish communities. The proposed reforms will therefore have far-reaching consequences for how refugees and asylum seekers are treated and supported in the devolved nations.
The RSE and the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) have submitted a joint response to the Scottish and Irish Governments' strategic review of Irish–Scottish relations.
A multidisciplinary group of RSE Fellows met in June with Sir Adrian Smith FRS to contribute to his UK Government commissioned review into Future Frameworks for International Collaboration on Research and Innovation, post Brexit.