Inquiries


Women in STEM

There is widespread agreement that science underpins key sectors of the Scottish economy and is a vital component in the…

Facing Up to Climate Change

“Scotland, with its rich renewable resources, world class research base, experience in the oil and gas industry and leading financial…

Digital Scotland

Scotland must aim for country-wide access to broadband speeds of at least 16Mb/s by 2015, and should establish a Digital…

Avian Influenza

The RSE established a small group of Fellows to examine the implications of the avian influenza threat for Scotland. The…

Energy Issues in Scotland

Energy is quite simply the single most important commodity for our survival. The provision of a sustainable, secure and safe…

Foot and Mouth Disease

Chaired by Professor Ian Cunningham, this group, with members drawn from veterinary health, medicine, farming, economics, tourism, consumers and the…

Infectious Salmon Anaemia

Chaired by Professor Sir Roderick MacSween, this Inquiry was set up to assess the science behind legislation governing the control…