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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 17 of 18)
30 October 2013
Inquiry Women in STEM careers
Witnesses Dr June McCombie, former Chair of IOP Project, Juno Panel, Institute of Physics, Sarah Dickinson, Manager, Athena SWAN Charter, Equality Challenge Unit, Professor Dame Julia Higgins, Chair of Diversity Programme, Royal Society, and Dr Pia Ostergaard, Senior Fellowship Advisor, Daphne Jackson Trust; Professor Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development, University College London, representing Russell Group, Professor Jane Powell, Deputy Warden, Goldsmith's, University of London, representing 1994 Group, and Clem Herman, Senior Lecturer, Computing and Communications, Open University (at 10.15 am).
Oral Evidence
27 November 2013
Inquiry variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD)
Witnesses Professor James Ironside, Professor of Clinical Neuropathology, National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit, University of Edinburgh, Dr Roland Salmon, Joint Chair, Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens TSE Sub Group, and Professor John Collinge, Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology and Director of the MRC Prion Unit.
Oral Evidence
20 November 2013
Inquiry Government Horizon Scanning
Witnesses Fiona Lickorish, Head, Institute for Environment, Health, Risks and Futures, Cranfield University, Jessica Bland, Technology Futures Analyst, Nesta, and Marcus Morrell, Senior Futures Analyst, Arup; Professor Burkhard Schafer, Professor of Computational Legal Theory, Edinburgh School of Law, Professor Paul Newman, Mobile Robotics Group, University of Oxford, Nick Reed, Intelligent Transport Systems UK, and Dr Graeme Smith, Business Manager, Connected Services, Control and Electronics, Ricardo UK Ltd
Oral Evidence
18 November 2013
Inquiry Women in STEM careers
Witnesses Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Oral Evidence
6 November 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government and Head of the Government Office for Science
Oral Evidence
4 November 2013
Inquiry Women in STEM careers
Witnesses Dr Lesley Thompson, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (representing the Research Councils UK), and David Sweeney, Director, Research, Innovation and Skills, Higher Education Funding Council for England.
Oral Evidence
23 October 2013
Inquiry Government Horizon Scanning
Witnesses Alun Huw Williams, Principal, SAMI Consulting, Doug McKay, Vice President, International Organisations, Shell International, and Natalie Day, Head of Policy, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford; Dr Martyn Thomas, Royal Academy of Engineering, Jonathan Cowie, former Head, Science Policy, Institute of Biology, and Professor Ann Buchanan, Academy of Social Sciences (at 10.00 am).
Oral Evidence
21 October 2013
Inquiry Pre-appointment hearing Natural Environment Research Council
Witnesses Sir Anthony Cleaver, Chair-elect of the Natural Environment Research Council.
Oral Evidence
14 October 2013
Inquiry Marine Science
Witnesses Simon Reddy, Executive Secretary, Global Ocean Commission, and Professor Alex Rogers, Professor in Conservation Biology at the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford; Joan Edwards, Head of Living Seas, The Wildlife Trusts, Dr Jean-Luc Solandt, Senior Biodiversity Policy Officer, Marine Conservation Society, and Liam McAleese, Member, North Sea Marine Cluster.
Oral Evidence
9 October 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses Rt Hon the Lord Deben, Chairman, and David Kennedy, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change; Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; Rt Hon Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State for Climate Change, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Professor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor, and David Warrilow, Head of Science, Department of Energy and Climate Change
Oral Evidence
11 September 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses Tony Grayling, Head of Climate Change and Communities, Environment Agency, Phil Rothwell, Head of Strategy and Engagement (Flood and Coastal Risk Management), Environment Agency, Paul Crick, Director of Planning and Environment, Kent County Council, and Katie Stead, Environment Officer, Investment and Regeneration Service, Kirklees Council
Oral Evidence
9 September 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses Dr James Randerson, Assistant National News Editor, environment, science and technology), The Guardian, and Catherine Brahic, News editor: environment & life sciences, New Scientist; Fiona Harvey, Environment Correspondent, The Guardian, Lewis Smith, Freelance Journalist, and Richard Black, Former BBC Environment Correspondent
Oral Evidence
17 July 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses David Jordan, Director of Editorial Policy and Standards, BBC, Ralph Lee, Head of Factual, Channel 4, and Fiona Ball, Head of Environment and Engagement, BSkyB Limited; Ros Donald, Carbon Brief, Andrew Montford, Bishop Hill Blog, and James Painter, Head of the Journalism Fellowship Programme, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Oral Evidence
19 June 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses Dr Catherine Happer, Glasgow University Media Group, Professor Greg Philo, Glasgow University Media Group, and Tom Sheldon, Senior Press Officer, Science Media Centre
Oral Evidence
26 June 2013
Inquiry Climate: public understanding and its policy implications
Witnesses Professor Nick Pidgeon, Understanding Risk Research Group, Cardiff University, Professor Chris Rapley, Communicating Climate Science Policy Commission, UCL, and Dr Alex Burch, Director of Learning, Science Museum Group; Professor John Womersley, Chief Executive, Science and Technology Facilities Council, and Champion for RCUK Public Engagement with Research, Professor Tim Palmer, Vice President, Royal Meteorological Society, Professor Rowan Sutton, Director of Climate Research, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, and Professor John Pethica, Physical Secretary and Vice-President, Royal Society
Oral Evidence
3 June 2013
Inquiry Clinical trials
Witnesses Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Rt Hon the Earl Howe, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Quality, Department of Health
Oral Evidence
15 May 2013
Inquiry Clinical trials
Witnesses Professor Karol Sikora, Medical Director of Cancer Partners UK and Dean, University of Buckingham Medical School, and Simon Denegri, NIHR National Director for Public Participation and Engagement in Research and Chair, INVOLVE; Tracey Brown, Managing Director, Sense About Science, and Dr Helen Jamison, Deputy Director, Science Media Centre; Sir Kent Woods, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Dr Janet Wisely, Chief Executive, Health Research Authority, Bill Davidson, Acting Deputy Director and Head of Research Standards and Support, Department of Health, and Peter Knight, Deputy Director, Head of Research Information and Intelligence, Department of Health
Oral Evidence
22 April 2013
Inquiry Clinical trials
Witnesses Dr Catherine Elliott, Director of Clinical Research Interests, Medical Research Council, Sharmila Nebhrajani, Chief Executive, Association of Medical Research Charities, Professor Peter Johnson, Chief Clinician, Cancer Research UK, and Nicola Perrin, Head of Policy, Wellcome Trust; Dr Bina Rawal, Director of Research, Medical and Innovation, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, Dr James Shannon, Chief Medical Officer, GlaxoSmithKline, William M Burns, Member of the Board of Directors, Roche, and Dr Ben Goldacre, Wellcome Research Fellow in Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Oral Evidence
13 March 2013
Inquiry Clinical trials
Witnesses Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, Chair of the Academy of Medical Sciences Regulation and Governance Review, Dr Keith Bragman, President, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, and Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, British Medical Journal
Oral Evidence
13 March 2013
Inquiry Water quality
Witnesses Richard Benyon MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Natural Environment, Water and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Rory Wallace, Head of the Water Framework Directive Team, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Dr Caroline Whalley, Priority Substances Policy/Technical Advisor, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Oral Evidence
Total results 354 (page 17 of 18)