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Oral evidence transcripts

Science, Innovation and Technology Committee

Committee documents that were published online before May 2010 are available by session on the Pre-2010 Publications page.

Total results 354 (page 11 of 18)
6 February 2018
Inquiry Biometric Strategy and Forensic Services inquiry
Witnesses Dr Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator; Baroness Williams of Trafford, Minister for Countering Extremism, and Christophe Prince, Director for Data and Identity, Home Office
Oral Evidence
23 January 2018
Inquiry Algorithms in decision-making inquiry
Witnesses Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner; Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, Oliver Buckley, Deputy Director, Digital Charter and Data Ethics, and Andrew Elliot, Data Protection Bill Manager, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Oral Evidence
16 January 2018
Inquiry Algorithms in decision-making inquiry
Witnesses Dr Dominic King, Senior Staff Research Scientist and Clinical Lead, DeepMind Health, Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Professor Harry Hemingway, Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research, and Eleonora Harwich, Head of Digital and Tech Innovation, Reform
Oral Evidence
31 January 2018
Inquiry Pre-appointment hearing for MRC and UKRI Chairs inquiry
Witnesses Professor Fiona Watt, preferred candidate for Executive Chair, Medical Research Council, and Sir John Kingman, preferred candidate for Chair, UK Research and Innovation
Oral Evidence
30 January 2018
Inquiry Research integrity
Witnesses Professor Sir Bernard Silverman, Chair of Trustees, and James Parry, Chief Executive, UK Research Integrity Office; Dr Tony Peatfield, Director of Corporate Affairs, Medical Research Council, and Chairman, RCUK Good Research Conduct Network, and Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, Higher Education Funding Council for England; Professor Jonathan Montgomery, Chair, Health Research Authority
Oral Evidence
9 January 2018
Inquiry E-cigarettes inquiry
Witnesses Professor Peter Hajek, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Queen Mary University of London, Professor Mark Conner, Professor in Applied Social Psychology, University of Leeds, and Professor Riccardo Polosa, Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Catania; Dr Lion Shahab, Senior Lecturer Health Psychology, University College London, Dr Jamie Brown, Deputy Director, Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group University College London, and Professor Paul Aveyard, Co-ordinating Editor, The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
Oral Evidence
12 December 2017
Inquiry Algorithms in decision-making inquiry
Witnesses Martin Wattenberg, Senior Staff Research Scientist, Google AI team, Charles Butterworth, Managing Director for UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Experian, Dr. M-H. Carolyn Nguyen, Director of Technology Policy, Microsoft, and Nick Pickles, Head of Public Policy UK and Israel, Twitter; Sheena Urwin, Head of Criminal Justice, Durham Constabulary, and Professor Kate Bowers, Academic Director, UCL Jill Dando Institute
Oral Evidence
4 December 2017
Inquiry Research integrity
Witnesses Dr Ivan Oransky, Co-Founder, Retraction Watch, and Distinguished Writer in Residence, New York University Arthur Carter Journalism Institute, and Professor C.K. Gunsalus, Director, US National Center for Professional and Research Ethics (via video-link); Dr Ben Goldacre, DataLab, Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford, Dr Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer and University Ethics Advisor, University of Portsmouth, and Independent chair of Hampshire A (NHS) and MOD research ethics committees, and Síle Lane, Head of International Campaigns and Policy, Sense about Science
Oral Evidence
28 November 2017
Inquiry Genomics and genome editing in the NHS inquiry
Witnesses Dr Hilary Burton, Consultant in Public Health, PHG Foundation, Professor Sian Ellard, Clinical Programme Director, South West NHS Genomic Medicine Centre, and Fiona Murphy, Director, National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, and Member of the Scottish Genomes Partnership; Lord O’Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health, Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, and Professor Patrick Chinnery, Professor of Neurology, Cambridge University
Oral Evidence
21 November 2017
Inquiry Research integrity
Witnesses Professor David Hand, Royal Statistical Society, Dr Damian Pattinson, Vice President of Publishing Innovation, Research Square, and Wendy Appleby, Registrar and Head of Student & Registry Services, University College London; Dr Trish Groves, Director of Academic Outreach, BMJ, Dr Elizabeth Moylan, Senior Editor for Peer Review Strategy and Innovation, BioMedCentral (representing the Committee on Publication Ethics), Catriona Fennell, Director of Publishing Services, Elsevier (representing The Publishers Association), and Dr Alyson Fox, Director of Grants Management, Wellcome Trust
Oral Evidence
14 November 2017
Inquiry Algorithms in decision-making inquiry
Witnesses Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society, Professor Nick Jennings, Royal Academy of Engineering, Dr Adrian Weller, Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute, and Professor Louise Amoore, Durham University; Silkie Carlo, Senior Advocacy Officer, Liberty, Dr Sandra Wachter, Lawyer and Researcher in Data Ethics, AI, and Robotics at the Oxford Internet Institute, and Dr Pavel Klimov, Chair of the Law Society’s Technology and the Law Group
Oral Evidence
24 October 2017
Inquiry Research integrity
Witnesses Professor Dorothy Bishop, University of Oxford, Dr Arnaud Vaganay, Director, Meta-Lab, and Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser, former Chair, Steering Group on the Culture of Scientific Research, Nuffield Council on Bioethics; Dr Elizabeth Wager, Publications Consultant, Sideview, Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Universities UK Research Policy Network, Professor Ian Walmsley, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research Working Group, Russell Group, and Dr Peter Wilmshurst, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Stoke University Hospital
Oral Evidence
7 November 2017
Inquiry Science budget and Industrial Strategy inquiry
Witnesses Rebecca Endean, Strategy Director, UK Research and Innovation, Professor Richard Jones, Professor of Physics, University of Sheffield, Professor Paul Boyle, Chair, Research Policy Network, Universities UK, and Alun Evans, Chief Executive, British Academy; Dr Ruth McKernan, Chief Executive, Innovate UK, David Connell, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Tom Thackray, Director for Innovation, CBI, and Tom Morrison-Bell, Head of Public Affairs, techUK
Oral Evidence
1 November 2017
Inquiry Genomics and genome editing in the NHS inquiry
Witnesses Dr Magdalini Papadaki, Head of Product and Process Innovation, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, and Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford; Dr Mark Kroese, Chair, Diagnostics Advisory Committee, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer for England, NHS England, and Professor William Newman, Vice Chair, British Society for Genetic Medicine
Oral Evidence
17 October 2017
Inquiry Government Office for Science Annual Report (and work of the Chief Scientific Adviser network) inquiry
Witnesses Professor Chris Whitty, Interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science, Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development, and Professor John Aston, Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office
Oral Evidence
17 October 2017
Inquiry Work of the Science Minister inquiry
Witnesses Joseph Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, and Sharon Ellis, Director, International Science and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Oral Evidence
19 April 2017
Inquiry The Draft Spaceflight Bill inquiry
Witnesses Stuart Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult, Stuart McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer, Orbital Access, and Professor Sir Martin Sweeting, Group Executive Chairman, SSTL; Tim Johnson, Policy Director, and Jeremy Stubbs, Programme Manager, Commercial Space Operations, Civil Aviation Authority, Rebecca Evernden, Director of Policy, and Dr Richard Crowther, Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency
Oral Evidence
29 March 2017
Inquiry Genomics and genome-editing inquiry
Witnesses Professor Waseem Qasim, Professor of Cell and Gene Therapy, Institute of Child Health, Alastair Kent, Director, Genetic Alliance UK, and Dr Kathy Niakan, Group Leader, Francis Crick Institute; Dr Andy Greenfield, Programme Leader, Medical Research Council's Harwell Institute, Robin Lovell-Badge, Senior Group Leader, Francis Crick Institute, James Lawford Davies, Partner, Hempsons, and Philippa Taylor, Head of Public Policy, Christian Medical Fellowship
Oral Evidence
27 March 2017
Inquiry The Draft Spaceflight Bill inquiry
Witnesses Richard Peckham, Business Development Director, Airbus Group, Joanne Wheeler, Partner, Bird & Bird, and Paul Davey, UK Business Development Lead, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company; Mark Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Reaction Engines, and David Ashford, Managing Director, Bristol Spaceplanes
Oral Evidence
22 March 2017
Inquiry Ocean acidification inquiry
Witnesses Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, and Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Oral Evidence
Total results 354 (page 11 of 18)