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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 345 (page 3 of 18)
2 November 2022
Inquiry Delivering nuclear power
Witnesses Professor Paul Norman (Professor of Nuclear Physics and Energy Director at Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research), Professor Michael Grubb (Professor of Energy and Climate Change at University College London), Professor Laurence Williams OBE (Visiting Professor at Imperial College London), Professor Francis Livens (Director at Dalton Institute), Dr Paul Dorfman (Chair at Nuclear Consulting Group), Julia Pyke (Sizewell C Director of Finance at EDF), and Paul Spence (Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at EDF)
Oral Evidence
19 October 2022
Inquiry My Science Inquiry
Witnesses Andrea Lucard (Executive Vice President at Medicines for Malaria Ventures), James Dowden (Associate Professor in Synthetic Chemistry at University of Nottingham), James Ebdon (Member at Applied Microbiology International (formerly Society for Applied Microbiology)), Louise Jones (Chair of the Genomics and Reproductive Science Specialist Advisory Committee at The Royal College of Pathologists Digital Pathology Committee), and Dr Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive Officer at Satarla)
Oral Evidence
12 October 2022
Work R&D Policy one-off (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses David Connell (Senior Research Associate at University of Cambridge Judge Business School), Nickola Eckersley-Waites (Head of Innovation at Confederation of British Industry (CBI)), Hetan Shah (Chief Executive at British Academy), Professor Sarah Main (Executive Director at Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE)), Vivenne Stern (Chief Executive at Universities UK), Ms Nusrat Ghani (Minister for Science and Investment Security at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Alexandra Jones (Director of Science, Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Harriet Wallace (Director, International Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Oral Evidence
7 September 2022
Work Evidence base of Parole Board decisions (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Parole Board, Ministry of Justice, HM Prison and Probation Service, HM Prison and Probation Service, Professor Stephen Shute (Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at University of Sussex), John Podmore (Honorary Professor, School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University), Professor Seena Fazel (Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University), and Dr Ruth Tully (Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Lead at Tully Forensic Psychology)
Oral Evidence
20 July 2022
Work Pre-appointment hearing: Research England Executive Chair (Pre-appointment hearing)
Witnesses Professor Dame Jessica Corner
Oral Evidence
13 July 2022
Work Unlocking the potential of agricultural science and technology (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Royal Horticultural Society, Rothamsted Research, Crop Health and Protection, Agrimetrics, Professor Louise Fresco (Former President of the Executive Board at Wageningen University and Research Centre), and Ismahane Elouafi (Chief Scientist at Food and Agriculture Organisation)
Oral Evidence
6 July 2022
Inquiry The role of technology, research and innovation in the COVID-19 recovery
Witnesses Professor Nola Hewitt-Dundas (Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science at Queens University Belfast), Tim Brundle (Director of Research & Impact at Ulster University), Matthew Malcolm (Creative Industries Development Officer at Arts Council of Northern Ireland), Professor Paul Moore (Director at Future Screens Northern Ireland), Jack Morrow (Chief Technology Officer at RETìníZE), Keith Forster (Director of Strategic Policy at Northern Ireland Department for the Economy), Gordon Lyons MLA (Minister at Northern Ireland Department for the Economy), and Eoin McFadden (Head of Innovation Strategy Unit at Northern Ireland Department for the Economy)
Oral Evidence
29 June 2022
Work Blockchain (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Izabella Kaminska (Editor at The Blind Spot), David Shrier (Professor of Practice at Imperial College Business School), Dr Tom Robinson (Chief Scientist and Co-founder at Elliptic), David Gerard, Journalist and Author, Professor John Naughton (Senior Research Fellow at Cambridge University Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities), and Craig O'Kane (Chief Operating Officer at Everledger)
Oral Evidence
22 June 2022
Work Anti-microbial resistance (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Professor Alison Holmes (Professor of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London), Lord O'Neill of Gatley (Chair at The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (2014–16)), Dr Kitty Healey (Head of Antimicrobial Resistance Policy and Surveillance Team at Veterinary Medicines Directorate), Professor Mark Woolhouse OBE (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University of Edinburgh), Dr Seamus O'Brien (R&D Director at Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership - GARDP), Professor Robert Schooley (Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases at UC San Diego School of Medicine), and Dr Peter Jackson (Executive Director at Infex Therapeutics)
Oral Evidence
15 June 2022
Inquiry Diversity and inclusion in STEM
Witnesses Mr Robin Walker (Minister for School Standards at Department for Education), Paul Kett (Director General, Skills at Department for Education), Kemi Badenoch (Minister of State for Equalities at Government Equalities Office), Marcus Bell (Director at Equality Hub, Cabinet Office), Gillian Unsworth (Head of Gender and Workplace Equality at Cabinet Office), Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS (Chief Executive at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)), and George Freeman (Minister for Science, Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)
Oral Evidence
8 June 2022
Inquiry The right to privacy: digital data
Witnesses Professor Sir Ian Diamond (National Statistician and Chief Executive at UK Statistics Authority), John Edwards (Information Commissioner at Information Commissioner's Office), Lord Kamall (Minister for Technology, Innovation and Life Sciences at Department for Health and Social Care), Dr Mark Toal (Deputy Director of Research Systems at National Institute for Health Research), Jennifer Boon (Deputy Director of Data Policy at Department for Health and Social Care), Felicity Burch (Executive Director at Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI)), Joanna Davinson (Executive Director at Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO), Cabinet Office), Julia Lopez (Minister for Media, Data and Digital Infrastructure at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport), and Jenny Hall (Interim Director for Data Policy at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Oral Evidence
25 May 2022
Work Fusion (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Dr Nick Hawker (CEO at First Light Fusion), Dr Tim Luce (Head of Science & Operation at ITER), Professor Ian Chapman (CEO at UK Atomic Energy Authority), Professor Steve Garwood (Professor of Structural Integrity at Imperial College London), Professor Andrew Sherry (Chair in Materials and Structures at University of Manchester), and Dr Dame Sue Ion (Former Chair at UK Nuclear Innovation Research Advisory Board)
Oral Evidence
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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).)
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)
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)
Oral Evidence
Total results 345 (page 3 of 18)