The Working Group for Strategy or Joint Strategy Group (JSG) provides a forum to enable Research Councils to discuss high-level strategic issues with the Director General of Science and Innovation (DGSI).
The JSG terms of reference are to:
- Assist RCUK in the development of strategy for research and science in the context of the wider Government science and innovation policy.
- Provide a forum whereby RCUK can provide advice to Government from its own knowledge of its user community.
- Discuss allocations to Research Councils and the delivery of Science Budget objectives.
JSG is chaired by the DGSI and membership comprises the Chief Executives of the Research Councils and senior DIUS officials.