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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 15 of 18)
14 January 2015
Inquiry The Legacy Report Parliament 2010-15
Witnesses George Eustice MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Farming, Food and Marine Environment, Terence Ilott, Deputy Director, Marine Environment Strategy, and Paul Green, Operations Director, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Lord Bates, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Criminal Information, Home Office, and Alan Pratt, Director of Science, Engineering and Technology, Home Office
Oral Evidence
7 January 2015
Inquiry GM foods and application of the precautionary principle in Europe
Witnesses Professor Rosie Hails, Chair, Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment, Professor Peter Gregory, Chair, Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, and Professor Guy Poppy, Chief Scientific Adviser, Food Standards Agency; Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and George Freeman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences, Department for Health and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Oral Evidence
10 December 2014
Inquiry Current and future uses of biometric data and technologies
Witnesses Dr Simon Rice, Group Manager (Technology), Information Commissioner's Office, Alastair R MacGregor QC, Biometrics Commissioner, Office of the Biometrics Commissioner, and Chief Constable Chris Sims, National Policing Lead for Forensic Science, Association of Chief Police Officers; Lord Bates, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Criminal Information, Home Office
Oral Evidence
17 December 2014
Inquiry Funding the Royal Botanic Gardens evidence hearing
Witnesses Professor Mary Gibby, UK Plant Sciences Federation, Professor Georgina Mace, Fellow, The Royal Society, and Sir Neil Chalmers, Chair of a 2010 independent review of Kew Gardens, commissioned by DEFRA; Richard Deverell, Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Professor Kathy Willis, Director of Science, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Julie Flanagan, Full-time officer, Prospect, and Ken Bailey, Trade union side lead for PCS, Prospect and GMB; and Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for natural environment and science, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Oral Evidence
3 December 2014
Inquiry The Legacy Report Parliament 2010-15
Witnesses Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health, George Freeman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences, Department of Health, and Professor David Walker, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, Department of Health; Mr Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Reform, Department for Education
Oral Evidence
1 December 2014
Inquiry GM foods and application of the precautionary principle in Europe
Witnesses Dr Elisabeth Waigmann, Head of GMO Unit, European Food Safety Authority, and Professor Joe Perry, Chair, GMO Panel, European Food Safety Authority; Eric Poudelet, Director, Safety of the Food Chain, Directorate General for Health and Consumers, European Commission, Dorothée André, Head of Unit, Biotechnology, Directorate General for Health and Consumers, European Commission
Oral Evidence
26 November 2014
Inquiry Current and future uses of biometric data and technologies
Witnesses Professor Juliet Lodge, Emeritus Professor of European Studies, University of Leeds, and member of the Privacy and Policy Expert Group at the Biometrics Institute, Professor Louise Amoore, Professor of Political Geography, Durham University, and Professor Sue Black, Director, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee; Sir John Adye, Chairman, Identity Assurance Systems, Ben Fairhead, Biometric Systems Engineer, 3M, and Erik Bowman, Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman; Andrew Tyrer, Head of Enabling Technology, Innovate UK, Emma Carr, Director, Big Brother Watch, and Dr Peter Waggett, Chairman, British Standards Institution technical committee IST/44
Oral Evidence
19 November 2014
Inquiry GM foods and application of the precautionary principle in Europe
Witnesses Professor Paul Nightingale, Deputy Director, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, Professor Andy Stirling, Co-director, STEPS Centre, University of Sussex, Professor Joyce Tait, Director, Innogen Institute, University of Edinburgh, and Sir Roland Jackson, Member, Nuffield Council on Bioethics; Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government and Head of the Government Office for Science
Oral Evidence
10 November 2014
Inquiry GO-Science Annual Report 2013-14
Witnesses Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser, HM Government
Oral Evidence
10 November 2014
Inquiry Work of the Department for Education Chief Scientific Adviser
Witnesses Dr Tim Leunig, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Education
Oral Evidence
5 November 2014
Inquiry GM foods and application of the precautionary principle in Europe
Witnesses Professor Helen Sang, Fellow, Society of Biology, Professor Michael Bevan, Programme Leader, Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, and Dr Paul Burrows, Executive Director, Corporate Policy and Strategy, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council; Dr Mike Bushell, Principle Scientific Adviser, Syngenta, Dr Julian Little, Chair, Agricultural Biotechnology Council, and Dr Geoff Mackey, Sustainable Development and Communications Director, BASF Europe North
Oral Evidence
29 October 2014
Inquiry GM foods and application of the precautionary principle in Europe
Witnesses Síle Lane, Director of Campaigns, Sense About Science, Dr Jack Stilgoe, Lecturer in Social Studies of Science, University College London, and Professor Brian Wynne, Professor of Science Studies, Lancaster University; Sue Davies, Chief Policy Adviser, Which?, and Jon Woolven, Strategy and Innovation Director, Institute of Grocery Distribution; Dr Helen Ferrier, Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Adviser, National Farmers' Union, Peter Melchett, Policy Director, The Soil Association, and Professor Ian Crute, Non-Executive Director, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
Oral Evidence
15 October 2014
Inquiry GM foods and application of the precautionary principle in Europe
Witnesses Professor Ottoline Leyser, Fellow, The Royal Society, Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Regius Professor of Botany, University of Cambridge, Dr Doug Parr, Chief Scientist and Policy Director, Greenpeace UK, and Liz O’Neill, Director, GM Freeze.
Oral Evidence
22 October 2014
Inquiry Mitochondrial Donation - One-off evidence session
Witnesses Professor Doug Turnbull, Director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research,Professor Peter Braude, King's College London, Professor Robin Lovell Badge, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Dr Edward Morrow, Senior Research Fellow, University of Sussex; Peter Thompson, Chief Executive, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, Robert Meadowcroft, Chief Executive, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, Professor Jonathan Montgomery, Chair, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, and Professor of Health Care Law, University College London; Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health, and Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
Oral Evidence
20 October 2014
Inquiry Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities - October 2014
Witnesses Evidence given by Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
Oral Evidence
3 September 2014
Inquiry Practical science in schools - evidence hearing
Witnesses Janet Holloway, Head of Reform, Ofqual, Dr Steven Evans, OCR, Darren Northcott, National Association of Schoolmasters and Union of Women Teachers, Nicole Morgan, Royal Society of Chemistry, and Steve Jones, Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science; Michelle Meadows, Director of Research and Evaluation, Ofqual, Stella Paes, Head of Science, AQA, Max Hyde, National Union of Teachers, and Dr Elizabeth Swinbank, University of York; Dennis Opposs, Director of Standards, Ofqual, Professor Peter Main, Institute of Physics, Hilary Leevers, Head of Education and Learning, the Wellcome Trust, David Britz Colwill, Sixth Form Colleges Association, and Helen Thorne, Director of Policy and Research, UCAS; Glenys Stacey, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, Philip Britton, Headmasters and Headmistresses Conference, Sir John Holman, Council for Science and Technology, and Sarah Main, Campaign for Science and Engineering
Oral Evidence
12 May 2014
Inquiry Practical science in schools - evidence hearing
Witnesses Professor Julia Buckingham, Chair, SCORE, Dr Sarah Main, Chief Executive Officer, Campaign for Science and Engineering, Professor Ian Haines, Executive Secretary, UK Deans of Science, and Malcolm Trobe, Deputy General Secretary, Association of School and College Leaders; Dennis Opposs, Director of Standards, Ofqual, Glenys Stacey, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, and Janet Holloway, Head of Reform, Ofqual; and Elizabeth Truss MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education and Childcare, Department for Education
Oral Evidence
9 July 2014
Inquiry National Health Screening
Witnesses Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health, and Professor David Walker, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, Department of Health
Oral Evidence
2 July 2014
Inquiry Social media data and real time analytics
Witnesses Steve Wood, Head of Policy Delivery, Information Commissioner’s Office, Dr Mark Elliot, Senior Lecturer, Confidentiality and Privacy Research Issues group, University of Manchester, and Dr Kevin Macnish, Teaching Fellow and Consultant, Inter Disciplinary Applied Ethics Centre, University of Leeds; Ed Vaizey MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Oral Evidence
25 June 2014
Inquiry National Health Screening
Witnesses Owen Sharp, Chief Executive, Prostate Cancer UK, Professor Ian Cree, Yvonne Carter Professor of Pathology, Warwick Medical School, representing the Early Cancer Detection Consortium, Dr Hilary Burton, Director, PHG Foundation, and Professor Ian Jacobs, Director, PROMISE 2016; Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Programmes, UK National Screening Committee, Dr Kevin Dunbar, Director, National Chlamydia Screening Programme, Jamie Waterall, NHS Health Check National Lead, Public Health England, and Dr Sharon Hillier, Deputy Director of Screening Division, Public Health Wales.
Oral Evidence
Total results 354 (page 15 of 18)