This report by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology provides information about the UK research and innovation workforce in all sectors, with data gathered through the 2022 Research and Innovation Workforce Survey. The information covers key themes:
- Research, development and innovation policies need to consider the entire research and innovation workforce.
- The R&I workforce is highly educated, skilled and mobile, and there are opportunities to make UK R&I more attractive to work in.
- There is potential to improving diversity of the R&I workforce to better reflect the UK population not only to improve work culture, but also increase innovation in teams and help the UK to meet business demand for more R&I workers.