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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Commons Select Committee

The work of many Government departments makes use of—or has implications for—science, engineering, technology and research. The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee exists to ensure that Government policies and decision-making are based on solid scientific evidence and advice. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsSTC.

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1 July 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Sarah Gilbert (Professor of Vaccinology at University of Oxford), Kate Bingham (Chair at UK Government Vaccine Taskforce), Professor Sir John Bell (Regius Professor of Medicine at University of Oxford), Professor Jonathan Van-Tam (Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Lead, Therapeutics Taskforce at Department for Health and Social Care), and Dr Jonathan Sheffield (Covid-19 Research Operations Director at National Institute for Health Research)
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Oral Evidence
24 June 2020
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability
Witnesses Matthew Evans (Director (Markets) at techUK), Professor Dimitra Simeonidou (Professor of High Performance Networks at University of Bristol), and Attilio Zani (Executive Director at Telecom Infra Project)
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Oral Evidence
10 June 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Mark Woolhouse OBE (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University of Edinburgh), Professor Johan Giesecke (Former State Epidemiologist for Sweden and Professor Emeritus at Karolinska Institute), Professor Neil Ferguson OBE (Professor of Mathematical Biology at Imperial College London), Professor Matt Keeling (Professor of Mathematics and Life Sciences at University of Warwick), and Dr Nicholas Davies (Research Fellow in Mathematical Modelling at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Oral Evidence
Witnesses Samsung Electronics UK
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Written Evidence
Witnesses Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Written Evidence
Witnesses Professor John Loughhead (Chief Scientific Adviser & Director General at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
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Written Evidence

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  • Address: Science and Technology Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA