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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 351 (page 13 of 18)
13 July 2016
Inquiry Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research inquiry
Witnesses Kevin Baughan, Chief Development Officer, Innovate UK, and Professor Philip Nelson, Chair, Research Councils UK; Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science Minister, David Wilson, Head of European Knowledge and Innovation, and Rebecca Endean, Director Science and Research, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Oral Evidence
6 July 2016
Inquiry Forensic Science Strategy inquiry
Witnesses Professor Bernard Silverman, Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office, Dr Julie Maxton, Executive Director, The Royal Society; and Rt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister for Policing, Fire and Criminal Justice and Victims, Home Office
Oral Evidence
5 July 2016
Inquiry Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research inquiry
Witnesses Dr Sarah Main, Director, Campaign for Science and Engineering, Professor Angus Dalgleish, Scientists for Britain, and Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Chair of the Universities UK Research Policy Network; and Professor Ottoline Leyser CBE FRS, Chair, Royal Society Science Policy Advisory Group, Stuart Pritchard, EU Affairs Manager, Wellcome Trust, and Professor Martin Vetterli, President, National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Oral Evidence
28 June 2016
Inquiry Robotics and artificial intelligence inquiry
Witnesses Professor Rose Luckin, Chair of Learning with Digital Technologies, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, Angus Knowles-Cutler, Vice Chairman and London Office Senior Partner, Deloitte, Dr Michael Osborne, Dyson Associate Professor in Machine Learning, University of Oxford, Paul Mason, Director of Emerging and Enabling Technologies, Innovate UKDave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer, Microsoft, Mike Wilson, General Industry Sales Manager, ABB Robotics
Oral Evidence
14 June 2016
Inquiry Science communication inquiry
Witnesses David Shukman, Science Editor, BBC News, Deborah Cohen, Head of Radio Science, BBC, Fiona Fox, Chief Executive, Science Media CentreProfessor Louise Archer, Professor of Sociology of Education and Chair of the Centre for Research in Education in Science, Technology and Mathematics, King's College London, Imran Khan, Chief Executive, British Science Association, Katherine Mathieson, Director of Programmes, British Science AssociationDr Matthew Hickman, Programme Manager, Informal Science Learning, Wellcome Trust, Dr Stephen Webster, Director, Science Communication Unit, Imperial College London
Oral Evidence
7 June 2016
Inquiry Science in emergencies: chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incidents inquiry
Witnesses Christopher Abbott, Chairman, Emergency Planning Society CBRN Professional Working Group, Professor Patrick Regan, Science Area Leader for Radioactivity, National Physical Laboratory, James Webster, Civil Contingencies Officer, Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit, Andy Bell, Deputy CBRN(E) Lead, Chief Fire Officers' AssociationDr Dame Sue Ion, Chair, Nuclear Innovation Research Advisory Board, Dr Edward Sykes, Senior Media Manager, Science Media Centre, Phil Evans, Government Services Director, Met Office
Oral Evidence
10 May 2016
Inquiry Science communication inquiry
Witnesses Professor Duncan Wingham, Chief Executive, Julia Maddock, Associate Director of Communications and Engagement, Natural Environment Research Council, and Professor James Wilsdon, Director of Impact and Engagement, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield.
Oral Evidence
3 May 2016
Inquiry Smart meters inquiry
Witnesses Nick Hunn, Chief Technology Officer, WiFore Consulting Ltd, Pam Conway, Head of Smart Strategy, British Gas, and Dr Sarah J Darby, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford; Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Climate Change, Daron Walker, Senior Responsible Owner, Smart Metering Implementation Plan, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive, Smart Energy GB.
Oral Evidence
26 April 2016
Inquiry Graphene inquiry
Witnesses Tim Harper, Tim Harper Graphene Investment and Consulting, Dr Erik Cox, Director, Inclusive Designs Ltd, Ray Gibbs, Chief Executive Officer, Haydale Graphene Industries Plc, Harry Swan, Managing Director, Thomas Swan and Company Ltd, Dr Liam Britnell, UK Manager, BGT Materials LtdSir André Geim, Regius Professor, The University of Manchester, and Research Professor, The Royal Society, Professor Luke Georghiou, Vice-President for Research and Innovation, The University of Manchester
Oral Evidence
19 April 2016
Inquiry EU regulation of the life sciences inquiry
Witnesses Emma Greenwood, Head of Policy Development, Cancer Research UK; Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Jonathan Mogford, Director of Policy, and John Wilkinson, Director of Devices, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency; George Freeman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department of Health.
Oral Evidence
12 April 2016
Inquiry Forensic Science Strategy inquiry
Witnesses Dr Anya Hunt, Chief Executive, Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, and Dr Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator; Tom Nelson, Director of Forensic Services, Scottish Police Authority (representing the Association of Forensic Science Providers), Chief Constable Debbie Simpson, National Police Chiefs Council lead for Forensics, Gary Pugh, Director of Forensic Services, Metropolitan Police Service, and Dr Mark Pearse, Commercial Director, Government Services, LGC Forensics; Mary Calam, Director General of Crime and Policing Group, and Stephen Webb, Director of Law Enforcement Programmes, Home Office.
Oral Evidence
22 March 2016
Inquiry EU regulation of the life sciences inquiry
Witnesses Stuart Pritchard, EU Affairs Manager, Wellcome Trust, Dr Keith Ison, and Professor Berne Ferry, representing the Shelford Group; Dr Jacqueline Barry, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, Paul Browning, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Brightwake Ltd, Darren Budd, Commercial Director - UK and Ireland, BASF, and Steve Bates, Chief Executive Officer, BioIndustry Association (at 3.00pm); Professor Roger Lemon, representing the Academy of Medical Sciences, and Sir John Skehel, Vice-President and Biological Secretary, The Royal Society (at 3.45pm).
Oral Evidence
8 March 2016
Inquiry Digital skills inquiry
Witnesses Rachel Neaman, Chief Executive, Go ON UK, James Thickett, Director of Market Developments, OfcomEd Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Nick Gibb MP, Minister for Schools, Department for Education
Oral Evidence
15 March 2016
Inquiry Satellites and space inquiry
Witnesses Joseph Johnson MP, Minister for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space AgencyProfessor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Philip Marnick, Group Director (Spectrum), Ofcom, Neil Ackroyd, Chief Operating Officer, Ordnance Survey
Oral Evidence
9 February 2016
Inquiry Satellites and space inquiry
Witnesses Stuart Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult, Andy Green, President, UKspace, Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space AgencyJoanne Wheeler, Partner, Bird & Bird, Professor John Remedios, Director, National Centre for Earth Observation, Dr Christopher Mutlow, Director, STFC-RAL Space
Oral Evidence
23 February 2016
Inquiry Satellites and space inquiry
Witnesses Richard Peckham, Business Development Director, Airbus Group, Professor Martin Barstow, President, Royal Astronomical Society, Ruy Pinto, Group Chief Operations Officer, InmarsatPatrick Wood, Group Managing Director, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, Ross Marshall, Head of Operations, Clyde Space, Mark Thomas, Managing Director, Reaction Engines
Oral Evidence
2 February 2016
Inquiry Work of the Chief Medical Officer
Witnesses Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
Oral Evidence
10 February 2016
Inquiry Zika virus inquiry
Witnesses Dr Alain Kohl, MRC Programme Leader, University of Glasgow, Professor Dilys Morgan, Head, Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Department, Public Health England, Graeme Tunbridge, Deputy Director, Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response, Department of Health, and Professor Peter Horby, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford.
Oral Evidence
19 January 2016
Inquiry The science budget and the Spending Review one-off session
Witnesses Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills, Gareth Davies, Director General, Business & Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Oral Evidence
26 January 2016
Inquiry Digital skills inquiry
Witnesses Peter Gaynord, KS2 Teacher and Master Teacher in Computer Science, Histon and Impington Junior School, Andrew Seager, Head Teacher, Stratford School Academy, Desmond Deehan, Head Teacher, Townley Grammar School, and Sara McManus, Director of Vocational Curriculum, Carshalton College; Simon Humphreys, National Coordinator, Computing at School, Amy Solder, Education Project Lead, Nesta, and Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer, FDM Group.
Oral Evidence
Total results 351 (page 13 of 18)