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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 351 (page 6 of 18)
24 February 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Anthony Harnden (Deputy Chair, Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and Professor of Primary Care at University of Oxford), Professor Wendy Barclay (Head of the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London), Dr Philip Dormitzer (Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Viral Vaccines at Pfizer), Professor Sarah Gilbert (Professor of Vaccinology at University of Oxford), Madelaine McTernan (Director General at UK Vaccine Taskforce), and Nadhim Zahawi (Minister for COVID Vaccine Deployment at Department for Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
17 February 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Dame Angela McLean (Professor of Mathematical Biology at University of Oxford, and Chief Scientific Adviser at Ministry of Defence), Professor Mark Woolhouse OBE (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University of Edinburgh), Dr James Rubin (Professor of Psychology & Emerging Health Risks at Kings College London), Professor Sir John Bell (Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University), James Hetherington (Chief Data Science Adviser at Joint Biosecurity Centre), and Dr Johanna Hutchinson (Director for Data and Data Science at Joint Biosecurity Centre)
Oral Evidence
3 February 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Baroness Harding of Winscombe (Interim Executive Chair at National Institute for Health Protection), Mark Hewlett (Director of Testing at NHS Test and Trace), and Steve McManus (Director of Tracing at NHS Test and Trace)
Oral Evidence
27 January 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Greg Fell (Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council), and Dr Richard Harling MBE (Director of Health and Care at Staffordshire County Council)
Oral Evidence
26 January 2021
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Sir Simon Stevens (Chief Executive at NHS England)
Oral Evidence
13 January 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Wei Shen Lim (Chair, Covid-19 Immunisation at Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation), Dr Mary Ramsay (Head of Immunisation at Public Health England), Sir Mene Pangalos (Executive Vice President of BioPharmaceuticals Research and Development at AstraZeneca), Tom Keith-Roach (President at AstraZeneca UK), Nadhim Zahawi (Minister for COVID Vaccine Deployment at Department for Health and Social Care), and Antonia Williams (Director (Covid Vaccines) at Department for Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
23 December 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Neil Ferguson OBE (Director at MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College London), Professor Peter Horby (Chair at New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG)), and Professor Wendy Barclay (Head of the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London)
Oral Evidence
9 December 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England, Dr Jenny Harries (Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Department for Health and Social Care), and Dr June Raine (Chief Executive at Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA))
Oral Evidence
2 December 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England (2010-2019), Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser (2013-2017), Sir Oliver Letwin, Cabinet Office Minister (2010-2016), and Lord Mark Sedwill, Cabinet Secretary (2018-2020)
Oral Evidence
1 December 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses James O'Rourke, family carer, Steve Scown (Chief Executive at Dimensions UK), Iain Bell (Deputy National Statistician and Director of Population and Public Policy at Office for National Statistics), Professor Kevin Fenton (Public Health and Regional Director for London at Public Health England), Dr Habib Naqvi (Director at NHS Race and Health Observatory, NHS Confederation), and Professor Doctor Ramani Mooneshinghe (National Clinical Director for Critical Care at NHS England and NHS Improvement)
Oral Evidence
24 November 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Professor Devi Sridhar (Professor of Global Public Health at University of Edinburgh), Alex Thomas (Programme Director at Institute for Government), Matt Hancock (Secretary of State at Department for Health and Social Care), Dr Jenny Harries (Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England at Department for Health and Social Care), and Clara Swinson (Director General for Global and Public Health at Department for Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
22 July 2020
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability
Witnesses Amy Karam (Global Strategist and Fellow at Canadian Global Affairs Institute), Dr Dritan Kaleshi (Head of Technology (5G) at Digital Catapult), and Oliver Dowden (Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Oral Evidence
11 November 2020
Inquiry A new UK research funding agency
Witnesses Sir John Kingman (Chair at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)), Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser (Chief Executive at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)), Amanda Solloway (Minister for Science, Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Sarah Hodgetts (Deputy Director for UKRI Sponsorship and Advanced Research Projects Agency at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Oral Evidence
10 November 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Professor Dame Anne Johnson (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University College London), Professor Sir Chris Ham (Chair at Coventry and Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership, and former Chief Executive at The King's Fund), Professor Dominic Harrison (Director of Public Health at Darwen Borough Council), Baroness Harding of Winscombe (Chair at NHS Test and Trace), Dr Susan Hopkins (Chief Medical Adviser at NHS Test and Trace), Professor Sir John Bell (Regius Professor of Medicine at University of Oxford), Professor Jo Martin (President at Royal College of Pathologists), and Professor Gerard Krause (Head of Department for Epidemiology at Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, and Director at Institute for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, TWINCORE, Hanover)
Oral Evidence
4 November 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Professor Peter Horby (Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health at University of Oxford), Professor Andrew Pollard (Trial Chief Investigator at University of Oxford), Professor Robin Shattock (Chair in Mucosal Infection and Immunity at Imperial College London), Professor Wei Shen Lim (Chair, COVID-19 Panel at Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation), and Kate Bingham (Chair at UK Vaccine Taskforce)
Oral Evidence
3 November 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England, and Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Oral Evidence
28 October 2020
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability
Witnesses Lord Livingston of Parkhead (Chair at Telecoms Diversification Taskforce), Scott Bailey (Deputy Director of the Diversification Unit at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport), Tareq Amin (Chief Technology Officer at Rakuten Mobile), Dr Tobias Feakin (Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology at Australian Government), Dr Ian Levy (Technical Director at National Cyber Security Centre), and Dr Yih-Choung Teh (Group Director for Strategy and Research at Ofcom)
Oral Evidence
21 October 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Dr Max Roser (Director at Oxford Martin Programme on Global Development), Professor David Heymann (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Professor Mark Woolhouse OBE (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University of Edinburgh), Professor John Edmunds OBE (Professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Sir Ian Diamond (National Statistician at Office of National Statistics), Professor Axel Gandy (Chair in Statistics at Imperial College London), and Dr Clare Gardiner (Director at Joint Biosecurity Centre)
Oral Evidence
13 October 2020
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Theresa Steed (Home Manager at Tunbridge Wells Care Centre), Philip Scott, carer, Helen Spalding, carer, Professor David Oliver (Geriatric Consultant at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust), Kathy Roberts (Chair at Care Providers Alliance), Jane Townson (Chief Executive Officer at UK Homecare Association), Professor Jane Cummings (Adult Social Care Testing Director at Department for Health and Social Care), Michelle Dyson (Director General, Adult Social Care at Department for Health and Social Care), David Pearson, and Helen Whately (Minister of State (Minister for Care) at Department for Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
23 September 2020
Inquiry A new UK research funding agency
Witnesses William Bonvillian (Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Dr Peter Highnam (Deputy Director at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), Dr Regina Dugan (Chief Executive Officer at Wellcome Leap), and Dr Antoine Petit (Chairman and CEO at French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS))
Oral Evidence
Total results 351 (page 6 of 18)