The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking views on ways to substantially reduce research bureaucracy, primarily for the benefit of individuals and teams conducting research.

This is to inform an independent review which BEIS has commissioned Professor Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, to lead on.

You can submit your individual responses either by completing the online questionnaire or emailing

Responses to this call for evidence should be submitted by 18.00 on 1 October 2021.

If you want the information that you provide to be treated as confidential please let BEIS now, but be aware that they cannot guarantee confidentiality in all circumstances.

More on the independent review of research bureaucracy.

Please contact Graham McLaren, Assistant Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS), if you have any queries.