Peer review in scientific publications - Science and Technology Committee Contents

Annex: list of abbreviations

ALPSP    Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers

BIS    Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

BMA    British Medical Association

COPE    Committee on Publication Ethics

F1000    Faculty of 1000 Ltd

GMC    General Medical Council

HEFCE  Higher Education Funding Council for England

HEIs    Higher Education Institutions

IOP    Institute of Physics

IT    Information Technology

JISC    Joint Information Systems Committee

MMR    Measles, mumps and rubella

MRC    Medical Research Council

PI    Principal Investigator

PLoS    Public Library of Science

QR    Quality-related

RAE    Research Assessment Exercise

RCUK    Research Councils UK

REF    Research Excellence Framework

RSC    Royal Society of Chemistry

UKRIO  UK Research Integrity Office (Ltd)

UUK    Universities UK

previous page contents next page

© Parliamentary copyright 2011
Prepared 28 July 2011