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Oral evidence transcripts

Science and Technology Committee

Total results 104 (page 2 of 6)
18 May 2022
Inquiry Diversity and inclusion in STEM
Witnesses Dr Claire Crawford (Research Fellow at Institute for Fiscal Studies), Professor Dame Athene Donald (Master of Churchill College and Professor Emerita of Experimental Physics at University of Cambridge), Dr Jasper Green (Her Majesty's Inspector, Schools and Subject Lead, Science at Ofsted Curriculum Unit), Clare Hayes (Deputy Head at Hyndland Secondary School), Jane Lunnon (Head at Alleyn's School), Mark Turner (Headteacher at Skipton High School for Girls), Professor Ulrike Tillmann (President at London Mathematical Society), and Rachel Youngman (Deputy Chief Executive at Institute of Physics)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
11 May 2022
Inquiry The right to privacy: digital data
Witnesses Mark Sowden (Government Chief Data Steward (GCDS), Government Statistician and Chief Executive at New Zealand Stats), Christian Reimsbach-Kounatze (Information Economist and Policy Analyst at Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), and Professor Ben Goldacre (Professor of Evidence-based Medicine and Director at Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science, University of Oxford)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
27 April 2022
Inquiry Diversity and inclusion in STEM
Witnesses Katherine Sparkes MBE (CEO at Lightyear Foundation), Dr Jasleen Jolly (Associate Professor in Vision and Eye Research and representative at Anglia Ruskin University and National Association of Disabled Staff Networks), Dr Gayle Brewer (Senior Lecturer in Psychology and representative at University of Liverpool and National Association of Disabled Staff Networks), Katharine Birbalsingh CBE (Chair at Social Mobility Commission, and Headmistress at Michaela Community School), Dr Izzy Jayasinghe (Senior Lecturer and UKRI Future Leader Fellow, and representative at School of Biosciences, University of Sheffield, and LGBTQ+ STEM), and Dr Katie Perry (Chief Executive at The Daphne Jackson Trust)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
20 April 2022
Inquiry The right to privacy: digital data
Witnesses Matt Westmore (Chief Executive at Health Research Authority), Dr Nicola Byrne, National Data Guardian (NDG) for health and social care, Dr Tim Ferris (Director of Transformation at NHS England), and Simon Madden (Director of Data Policy and Covid Pass Policy at Department of Health and Social Care)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
30 March 2022
Work The work of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
30 March 2022
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Ann John (Co-Chair at Scientific Pandemic Insights Group on Behaviours (SPI-B).)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
23 March 2022
Inquiry The right to privacy: digital data
Witnesses Professor Andrew Morris (Director at Health Data UK (HDR UK)), Phil Booth (Co-ordinator at medConfidential), Professor Christopher Holmes (Programme Director for Health and Medical Sciences at The Alan Turing Institute), Dr Melissa Lewis-Brown (Head of Research Data Strategy at Cancer Research UK), Professor Aziz Sheikh OBE (Director Lead: Digitally Enabled Trials at Breathe Health Data Research Hub, and Director of the Usher Institute and Dean of Data at Edinburgh University), and Professor Chris Molloy (Chief Executive Officer at Medicines Discovery Catapult)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
16 March 2022
Inquiry Diversity and inclusion in STEM
Witnesses Sam Freedman (Senior Fellow at Institute for Government and Senior Adviser, Ark), Russell Hobby (CEO at Teach First), Claudenia Williams (Assistant Principal at Kingsley Academy), Professor Rachel Oliver FREng (Professor of Materials Science and representative at University of Cambridge and The Inclusion Group for Equity in Research and STEMM), and Professor Narender Ramnani (Professor of Neuroscience at Royal Holloway University of London)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
2 March 2022
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Dr Sarah Scobie (Deputy Director of Research at Nuffield Trust), Ed Humpherson (Director General for Regulation and Head at Office for Statistics Regulation), Professor Graham Medley (Chair at Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M).), Dr Raghib Ali (Senior Clinical Research Associate at MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge), and Dr Camilla Holten-Møller (Chair, the Expert Group for Mathematical Modelling at Statens Serum Institut, Denmark)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
23 February 2022
Inquiry Diversity and inclusion in STEM
Witnesses Professor Jeremy Sanders CBE FRS (Chair, Diversity Committee at Royal Society), Clare Viney (CEO at Careers Research Advisory Centre-Vitae), Katherine Mathieson (Chief Executive at British Science Association), Dr Anna Zecharia (Development Board Member at Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Science and Health (EDIS)), Dr Jake Anders (Deputy Director at UCL Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities), and Dr Rebecca Montacute (Senior Research and Policy Manager at Sutton Trust)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
10 February 2022
Inquiry The role of technology, research and innovation in the COVID-19 recovery
Witnesses Professor Frank Coton (Senior Vice Principal and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at University of Glasgow), Karen Watt (Chief Executive at Scottish Funding Council), Dr Gillian Lang (Deputy Director of Science at Glasgow Science Centre), Dr Lynne O'Hare (Chief Commercial Officer at National Manufacturing Institute Scotland), Elaine Gemmell (Head of Regulatory Affairs at Scottish Health Innovations Ltd), Simon Andrews (Executive Director at Fraunhofer UK), and Dr Stuart Hannah (Founder at MicroPlate Dx)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
10 February 2022
Inquiry UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure
Witnesses Professor Malcolm Macdonald (Chair of Applied Space Technology at University of Strathclyde), and Professor Iain Woodhouse (Professor of Applied Earth Observation at University of Edinburgh)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
9 February 2022
Inquiry UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure
Witnesses Paul Bate (CEO at UK Space Agency), Mark Thomson (Executive Chair at Science and Technology Facilities Council), Hugo Robson (Chief Negotiator at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Kwasi Kwarteng (Secretary of State at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Rebecca Evernden (Director for Space at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
2 February 2022
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Witnesses Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser (Chief Executive at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)), James Parry (Chief Executive at UK Research Integrity Office), and George Freeman (Minister for Science, Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
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
Total results 104 (page 2 of 6)