Skip to main content

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 3 of 18)
8 February 2023
Inquiry The antimicrobial potential of bacteriophages
Witnesses Professor Martha Clokie (Professor of Microbiology at University of Leicester), Professor Cath Rees (Professor of Microbiology at University of Nottingham), Professor Joanne M. Santini (Professor of Microbiology at University College London), Dr Josh Jones (Clinical Phage Specialist at NHS Tayside), Dr James Soothill (Consultant Microbiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital Laboratory Medicine), Ms Stephanie Lesage (Co-Founder/Director and Chief Executive Officer at Oxford Silk Phage Technologies Ltd), and Mr David Browning (Chief Executive Officer at Fixed Phage LTD)
Oral Evidence
25 January 2023
Inquiry Governance of artificial intelligence (AI)
Witnesses Professor Michael Osborne (Professor of Machine Learning and co-founder at University of Oxford and Mind Foundry), Michael Cohen (DPhil candidate in Engineering Science at University of Oxford), Mrs Katherine Holden (Head of Data Analytics, AI and Digital Identity at techUK), and Dr Manish Patel (CEO at Jiva.ai)
Oral Evidence
18 January 2023
Inquiry Delivering nuclear power
Witnesses Simon Bowen (Industry Adviser at Great British Nuclear), Mark Foy (Chief Executive & Chief Nuclear Inspector at Office for Nuclear Regulation), David Peattie (Chief Executive Officer at Nuclear Decommissioning Authority), Rt Hon Graham Stuart MP (Minister for Energy and Climate at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Declan Burke (Director, Nuclear Projects and Development at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Oral Evidence
14 December 2022
Inquiry Delivering nuclear power
Witnesses Dr Robin Taylor (Senior Research Fellow at National Nuclear Laboratory), Professor Claire Corkhill (Member at Committee on Radioactive Waste Management), Professor Katherine Morris (Lead for Nuclear Environment and Waste Theme at Dalton Nuclear Institute), Claes Thegerström (Former President at Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co), Janne Mokka (President and CEO at Posiva Oy), Clive Nixon (Group Chief Nuclear Strategy Officer at Nuclear Decommissioning Authority), and Corhyn Parr (Chief Executive Officer at Nuclear Waste Services)
Oral Evidence
7 December 2022
Inquiry Delivering nuclear power
Witnesses Dr Fiona Rayment OBE (Chief Scientific Officer at National Nuclear Laboratory), and Josh Buckland (Partner at Flint Global)
Oral Evidence
7 December 2022
Work R&D Statistics (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Mike Keoghan (Deputy National Statistician for Economic, Social and Environmental Statistics at Office for National Statistics), Darren Morgan (Director of Economic Statistics Production and Analysis at Office for National Statistics), Chris McDonald (Policy Chair for Innovation and Enterprise at Federation of Small Businesses), and Stian Westlake (Chief Executive at Royal Statistical Society)
Oral Evidence
30 November 2022
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Professor Sir John Bell (Regius Professor of Medicine at University of Oxford), Dr Dame Jenny Harries OBE (Chief Executive at UK Health and Security Agency), Dr Thomas Waite (Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Department for Health and Social Care), Neil O'Brien (Minister for Primary Care and Public Health at Department for Health and Social Care), Michelle Dyson (Director General, Adult Social Care at Department for Health and Social Care), Clara Swinson (Director General, Global Health at Department for Health and Social Care), and Dame Kate Bingham (Chair (May-December 2020) at UK Vaccine Taskforce)
Oral Evidence
23 November 2022
Inquiry Delivering nuclear power
Witnesses Gethin Jenkins (Head of Safety and Licensing at Last Energy), Tom Samson (CEO at Rolls-Royce SMR), John Eldridge (Principal Engineer at U-Battery), Dr Fiona Rayment OBE (Chief Scientific Officer at National Nuclear Laboratory), Dr Ian Scott (Chief Scientist at MoltexFLEX Limited), Tim Abram (Westinghouse Chair in Nuclear Fuel Technology at University of Manchester), and Laurent Odeh (Chief Commercial Officer at Urenco)
Oral Evidence
9 November 2022
Inquiry Delivering nuclear power
Witnesses Michelle Catts (Senior Vice President, Nuclear Programs at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy), Michael Drury (Managing Director of UK Operation at Terrestrial Energy), Dawn James (Vice-President of Nuclear Power at Jacobs), Dr Tim Stone CBE (Chairman at Nuclear Industry Association), James Richardson (Chief Economist at National Infrastructure Commission), Ivan Baldwin (Business Development Director at Bechtel), and Corhyn Parr (Chair at Nuclear Skills Strategy Group)
Oral Evidence
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
Total results 354 (page 3 of 18)