Set out below are links to some of the learned societies, professional bodies, policy groups and thinktanks which the Trust engages with on a policy basis. Wherever possible, we have also provided a separate link to the policy and other relevant sections of the individual organisation’s website:-

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) – a membership organisation dedicated to supporting medical research charities in saving and improving lives through research and innovation. The ‘Our Views’ section of the AMRC website contains position statements, briefings, consultation responses and details of the APPG on Medical Research.

The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) – the UK’s leading independent advocate for science and engineering, working to ensure that the UK has the skills, funding and policies to enable science and engineering to thrive. CaSE’s policy section can be found here.

The Diversity and Inclusion in STEM All Party Parliamentary Group, working to promote the inclusion and progression of people from diverse backgrounds in STEM, encouraging government, parliamentarians, academics, businesses and other stakeholders to work towards a truly representative STEM sector.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Science and Health (EDIS). EDIS’s resources and events sections provide a comprehensive list of useful external links.

The Foundation for Science & Technology (FST). The FST provides an impartial platform for science, research, technology and innovation policy debate, bringing together Parliamentarians, civil servants, industrialists, researchers, learned societies, charities and other interested parties.

The Institute of Physics. The IOP’s Policy section can be found here.

The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, the All Party Parliamentary Group which promotes liaison between Parliamentarians and scientific bodies, science-based industry and the academic world.

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) is a research and knowledge exchange service based in the UK Parliament. It works to ensure that the best available research evidence and information is brought to bear on the legislative process and scrutiny of Government. It primarily supports the select committees of both Houses. POST publishes impartial, non-partisan, timely and peer-reviewed research; helps Parliament to access experts and evidence; identifies emerging areas of interest to Parliament through horizon scanning; and supports the exchange of information and expertise between researchers and the UK Parliament through fellowships and other knowledge exchange activities.

The Royal Academy of Engineering. The Academy’s Policy and Diversity & Inclusion pages contain of wealth of useful statements, publications, best practice toolkits and case studies.

The Royal Society. The Society’s Topics & Policy page can be found here. The Diversity in Science section contains useful information on diversity, inclusion, women in STEM and unconscious bias.

The Royal Society of Biology. The RSB’s Policy page can be found here. The policy page also contains a link to the Policy Resource Library, which enables visitors to search a library of resources relevant to bioscience policy issues, produced by the RSB and Member Organisations such as the Daphne Jackson Trust.

The Royal Society of Chemistry. The RSC’s Policy & Perspective page can be found here.

The Women & Work Parliamentary Group, informing the role that policy makers can play to deliver gender balance within the economy.