Science Advisory Panel


Terms of reference

1.  The Science Advisory Panel shall provide the scientific underpinning for RCVS functions, and in particular:

- advise on scientific issues relevant to the professional conduct of veterinary surgeons;

- advise on research-related issues relevant to the education of veterinary students in UK veterinary schools;

- advise on scientific issues relevant to recognised veterinary practice;

- protect the interests of those dependent on animals and assure public health by ensuring that the debate on veterinary issues is based on good evidence and sound advice; and

- advise on scientific issues at the request of Council or any of its committees or subcommittees.


2.  The Science Advisory Panel shall report to the Operational Board.




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