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Open consultations

British Pharmacological Society members are invited to contribute to the Society’s response to consultations.

Consultation responses are approved by the Management Group, which comprises the Chief Executive Officer, President, President-Elect and Honorary Treasurer. In addition, two members represent the Policy and Public Engagement Committee on the Management Group. The Group considers all consultation responses to reach a consensus position before submission.


Consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework

12 Dec 2016

The four UK funding bodies for higher education have published a joint consultation on the arrangements for research assessment in a second Research Excellence Framework. The consultation sets out proposals to build on the first Research Excellence Framework (REF), conducted in 2014, and to incorporate the principles identified in Lord Stern’s Independent Review of the REF. The Society would like to respond to this inquiry and welcomes your input. Please send your comments and views to