Following on from my post last Thursday, Research Professional have published the email from the seven Research Councils Chief Executives, explaining what ‘Research Councils Together’ will mean. RP have accompanied the email with a candid interpretation of what the content implies.
There is reference to the RC’s Operational Cost Reduction Programme (OCRP) which is aiming to maximise their efficiency and effectiveness and deliver savings in their operational costs of between 20% and 25% by April 2019. The email is clear that unity does not lead to unifying, and the future of RCUK has a more reserved response. Click here to read further.