Review of SAS Funding – Survey for SAS Institute Chairs

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Closes 19 Jun 2023


You have been invited to complete this survey to provide information that will facilitate the review of Research England’s funding for the School of Advanced Study (SAS) that is being undertaken by REAG . The survey will close at 5pm on Monday 12 June 2023.

You have been invited to complete this survey because you are closely associated with one of the constituent Institutes (hereafter ‘the Institute’) of the School of Advanced Study. You are being invited to feed back on your experience of the School for this review, commissioned by Research England its main funder. This is a planned periodic review of the School, not a review of any of its Institutes per se.

In completing this survey, you agree for Research England to provide your submission to the SAS Research England Advisory Group that will be undertaking the funding review. We intend to include a list of the organisations that have provided feedback as part of the documentation detailing the review’s outcomes, but will not attribute specific views to particular organisations. We will not reference or name individuals providing feedback in review documentation.

1. What is your name?
2. What is your preferred way of describing your current employment role (if any)
3. For how long, and in what capacity, have you been associated with the School, either through the Institute or more generally? (250 words)
4. Since 2018/19 the school’s strategy has been strongly influenced by a report commissioned at its last periodic review by its main funder HEFCE (predecessor of Research England). Amongst the changes stimulated by the 2018 review are the following. Has any of them had an impact on the work of the Institute, or influenced its priorities?Please write as much or as little as you need for each sub-question, up to a maximum of 250 words for each.
5. Would you like to see any changes in the foreseeable future in the role or operation of the School or its Institutes? (250 words)
6. Are there any other aspects of the operation of the School, from the perspective of the Institute, on which you would like to offer comments? (250 words)