National academies publish joint statement on research and innovation after the EU Referendum

19 Jul 2016

The Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Irish Academy and the Learned Society of Wales have today, 19 July 2016, published a joint statement on research and innovation after the EU Referendum.


These seven academies represent the best researchers in their fields in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. They stand ready to help ensure that the UK maintains its world leading position in research and innovation. The statement covers four topics:
• People
• Collaboration
• Resources
• Regulation


It is available to download here.


On 19 July British Academy President Lord Nicholas Stern is giving oral evidence on EU membership and UK science at the Lords Select Science and Technology Committee. 


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