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Oral evidence transcripts

Science and Technology Committee

Total results 70 (page 1 of 4)
19 January 2022
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Witnesses Professor Sebastian Vollmer (Professor for Application of Machine Learning at TU Kaiserslautern)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
12 January 2022
Inquiry UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure
Witnesses Josef Aschbacher (Director General at European Space Agency), Dr Hiroshi Yamakawa (President at Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), Dr Philippe Baptiste (President at Centre national d'études spatiales—French National Space and Research Centre), Tim Johnson (Director of Strategy & Policy at Civil Aviation Authority), and Colin Macleod (Head of UK Space Regulation at Civil Aviation Authority)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
15 December 2021
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Witnesses Dr Ben Goldacre (Director at Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford), Dr Jessica Butler (Analytical Lead and Research Fellow at University of Aberdeen), Springer Nature, Dr Elizabeth Moylan (Publisher, Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics at Wiley), The Lancet, Viscount Ridley (Co-author at Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19), and Dr Alina Chan (Co-author at Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
14 December 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Dame Kate Bingham (Former Chair at UK Vaccine Taskforce), Dr Angelique Coetzee (Chair at South African Medical Association), Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, Moderna, UK Health Security Agency, and UK Health Security Agency
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
8 December 2021
Inquiry UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure
Witnesses Yasrine Ibnyahya (Director of Advanced Concepts at Inmarsat), Professor Sir Martin Sweeting (Founder and Executive Chairman at Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd), Dr Hina Khan (Senior Project Manager and UK Stakeholder Engagement at Spire Global Limited), Jon Styles (Director at Assimila), and Chris McLaughlin (Chief of Government, Regulatory Affairs, and Engagement at OneWeb)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
1 December 2021
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Witnesses Professor Neil Ferguson OBE (Professor of Mathematical Biology at Imperial College London), Professor Dorothy Bishop (Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at University of Oxford), Professor Marcus Munafò (Chair at UK Reproducibility Network Steering Group), Dr Ivan Oransky (Co-Founder at Retraction Watch, Editor at Spectrum, and Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University's Arthur Carter Journalism Institute), and Dr Janine Austin Clayton (Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health and Director at Office of Research on Women’s Health at the United States National Institute for Health)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
25 November 2021
Inquiry The role of technology, research and innovation in the COVID-19 recovery
Witnesses Andy Street CBE (Mayor at West Midlands Combined Authority), Dr Clive Hickman (Chief Executive at The Manufacturing Technology Centre), Professor Simon Collinson (Director at City-REDI, University of Birmingham), Tony Kinsella (Chief Executive at Lucideon), Stephen Malone (Group CEO at Malone Group), Professor Martin Freer (Director at Energy Research Accelerator (ERA)), and Professor Daniel Smith (Executive Director, Global Cell and Gene Therapy Portfolio at Cobra Biologics)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
17 November 2021
Inquiry UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure
Witnesses Dan Hart (CEO at Virgin Orbit), Nicholas Smith (Regional Director for UK and Europe at Lockheed Martin Space), Alan Thompson (Head of Government Affairs at Skyrora Limited), Melissa Thorpe (Head at Spaceport Cornwall), Scott Hammond (Deputy Chief Executive Officer at SaxaVord Spaceport), and Pete Guthrie (Senior Programme Manager at Space Hub Sutherland)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
3 November 2021
Inquiry UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure
Witnesses Professor Washington Yotto Ochieng (Chair in Positioning and Navigation Systems at Imperial College London), Lucy Edge (Chief Operating Officer at Satellite Applications Catapult), Professor Anu Ojha (Director at National Space Academy), and Professor David Southwood (Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College London)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
26 October 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Andrew Curran (Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research at Health and Safety Executive), Professor Mario Mondelli (Professor and Director of Infectious Diseases at University of Pavia), Professor Sir Andrew Pollard (Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity at University of Oxford, and Director at Oxford Vaccine Group), Dr Sharon Alroy-Preis (Director at Public Health Services, Israel), Professor Sir Stephen Holgate (Medical Research Council Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology and Honorary Consultant Physician within Medicine at The University of Southampton), Professor Lucy Chappell (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department for Health and Social Care), and Dr Thomas Waite (Interim Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Department for Health and Social Care)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
20 October 2021
Work Committee on COP26 (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Alok Sharma, Peter Hill (Chief Executive Officer at COP26 Unit), Wasim Mir OBE (Chief Operating Officer at COP26 Unit), and Lee McDonough (Director General at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
20 October 2021
Work R&D Investment (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Sir John Kingman (Former Chair at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)), Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell (President and Vice Chancellor at University of Manchester), Sir Paul Nurse, 2001 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe, 2019 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Sir Adrian Smith (President at Royal Society), Sir Andrew Mackenzie (Chair at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)), and Lord Browne of Madingley (Co-Chair at Medical Research Council)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
23 September 2021
Inquiry The role of technology, research and innovation in the COVID-19 recovery
Witnesses Professor Richard Jones (Vice-President for Regional Innovation and Civic Engagement at University of Manchester), Professor Luke Gheorgiou (Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at University of Manchester), Simon Cohen (CEO at Innovate Pharmaceuticals), Chris Oglesby (Exec Chair at Bruntwood SciTech, and CEO at Bruntwood), Richard Jeffery (National Director at GC Business), Dr Charles Knight (Associate Dean at University of Salford), Dr Marianne Sensier (Research Fellow at University of Manchester), and James Baker (CEO at Graphene@Manchester, University of Manchester)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
21 July 2021
Inquiry The role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
Witnesses Guy Newey (Strategy and Performance Director at Energy Systems Catapult), Mark Neller (Director, Energy Business Leader UKIMEA at Arup), Kwasi Kwarteng (Secretary of State at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Professor Paul Monks (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
7 July 2021
Inquiry The role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
Witnesses Professor Takeo Kikkawa (Distinguished fellow at Graduate School of International Management, International University of Japan.), Professor Katsuhiko Hirose (CEO and Chief Consultant at HyWealth Co, and Visiting Professor at I2CER (International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research), Kyushu University;), Franz Lehner (Head of Division International Cooperation at National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology), Eric Heymann (Senior Economist at Deutsche Bank Research), Dr Martin Hanton (Technical Director at TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory), and Dr Jane Dennett-Thorpe (Deputy Director of Decarbonisation and Energy Transition at Ofgem)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
30 June 2021
Work Biometrics and forensics: follow-up (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Professor Gillian Tully, former Forensic Science Regulator, Professor Paul Wiles, former Commissioner for the Retention and use of Biometric Material, Kit Malthouse (Minister of State for Crime and Policing at Home Office), Baroness Williams of Trafford (Minister of State for Countering Extremism at Home Office), and Dr Christophe Prince (Director of Data and Identity at Home Office)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
23 June 2021
Work Pre-appointment hearing: Government's preferred candidate for the UKRI Chair (Pre-appointment hearing)
Witnesses Sir Andrew Mackenzie (Government's preferred candidate for the role of Chair at UK Research and Innovation)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
16 June 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Wendy Barclay (Head of the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London), Dr Susan Hopkins (Strategic Response Director, COVID-19 at Public Health England), and Professor Sir Andrew Pollard (Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity at University of Oxford, and Director at Oxford Vaccine Group)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
26 May 2021
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Dominic Cummings, Former Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
Oral Evidence
10 June 2021
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Matt Hancock (Secretary of State at Department for Health and Social Care)
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
Oral Evidence
Total results 70 (page 1 of 4)