Setting priorities for publicly funded research - Science and Technology Committee Contents


APPENDIX 8: ABBREVIATIONS


BIS    Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

CSA    Chief Scientific Adviser

CSAC    Chief Scientific Advisers Committee

CSR    Comprehensive spending review

CST    Council for Science and Technology

Defra    Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

ED(SI)  Cabinet Sub-Committee on Science and Innovation

GCSA    Government Chief Scientific Adviser

GDP    Gross Domestic Product

HEFCE  Higher Education Funding Council for England

MRC    Medical Research Council

OECD  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

REF    Research Excellence Framework

SBRI    Small Business Research Initiative

SPRU    Science and Technology Policy Research

TSB    Technology Strategy Board


 
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