Research Planning and Strategy Committee

Dates and Timetable for Preparation of Papers, Session 2020-21

Date of Meeting


17 December 2020 2.00pm - 4.00pm
18 February 2021 1.00pm - 4.00pm
22 April 2021 10.00am - 12.00pm
17 June 2021 2.00pm - 4.00pm

All meetings will be held via Zoom

* Please notify Holly McDonald ( 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) and if there are any resource 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.