Science and Technology Committee call for evidence on role and priorities of UKRI interim Chair
The Committee is to hold an introductory evidence session with Sir John Kingman, the interim Chair of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), on 12 October 2016. UKRI is the single strategic body proposed in the Higher Education and Research Bill, to bring together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK, and Research England.
As interim Chair, Sir John is responsible for establishing UKRI in shadow form. We invite written evidence on issues to put to Sir John as he begins this task. These could include:
• the role and objectives of the interim Chair of UKRI, including any research or other input from UKRI on the content of the Bill.
• the timetable for establishing UKRI, and early priorities for action.
• the governance of UKRI.
• the appointment of a Chief Executive of UKRI.
Written submissions should be received by 3 October 2016.
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