Research Planning and Strategy Committee

Dates and Timetable for Preparation of Papers, Session 2023-24

*Papers/Reports to Research Services Directorate by

Agenda dispatched

Date of Meeting


12 October 2023 19 October 2023 Thursday 26 October 2023 2pm-4pm
28 November 2023 5 December 2023 Tuesday 12 December 2023 10am-12pm
23 January 2024 30 January 2024 Tuesday 6 February 2024 11am-1pm
4 April 2024 11 April 2024 Thursday 18 April 2024 11am-1pm
30 May 2024 6 June 2024 Thursday 13 June 2024 10am-12pm

* Please notify Kerry Revel ( of any agenda items by this date.

Templates are available for papers and cover sheets. 

Papers or reports for Research Planning & Strategy Committee should be submitted as follows:

  • with a title that reflects the content of the report or paper;
  • with a Cover Sheet, which should specify what RPSC is to do with the paper (ie to consider, approve, recommend to Senate, note, discuss or comment). The Cover Sheet should also indicate if there are any resource implications or equality implications. 
  • in electronic form. If a document is not available in this form then provide a hard copy;
  • documents should include the name of the author, the date of issue and page numbers.

Status of Information 
In the light of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, authors of papers should also indicate on the Cover Sheet if they wish the paper to be treated as confidential information, reserved to committee members only. The Convener will then judge if this is necessary.