Consultation on proposal to merge BAS and NOC
Response to the consultation
The summary of consultation inputs to the proposed merger considered by NERC Council at its meeting on 1 November 2012, together with Council's response to each of the key themes identified and the independent scrutiny of the summary can be found below.
Please note, this consultation is now closed.
Details of the proposal are contained in a consultation document that is available below. NERC staff and the wider science community are invited to contribute comments on this proposal.
NERC believes that there is a strong strategic case for this merger and is particularly keen to receive comments on how best to achieve the intended objectives.
NERC would particularly welcome responses submitted through our online survey and will be pleased to receive consolidated responses on behalf of a group or organisation.
We recommend downloading a copy of the consultation document for reference, before attempting to complete the online survey.
Alternatively, for those unable to access the online survey, responses can be submitted as a document via email using a pro-forma available below.
These responses should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters should be sent to:
Head of Communications
Natural Environment Research Council
North Star Avenue
Swindon SN2 1EU
The closing date for responses is 10 October 2012.
For queries, further information about this consultation or to obtain a printed copy of the consultation document and questions, please contact Judy Parker.
Responses to this consultation will be analysed and used by NERC to inform its consideration of this proposal. NERC reserves the right to make public any inputs it receives.