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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 7 of 18)
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
7 October 2020
Inquiry A new UK research funding agency
Witnesses Professor Mariana Mazzucato (Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London), Professor Richard Jones (Chair in Materials Physics and Innovation Policy at University of Manchester), Professor Sir Mark Walport, Former CEO, UK Research and Innovation (2017–2020), and Jo Johnson (Former Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation (2016-2018 and July-September 2019) at n/a)
Oral Evidence
30 September 2020
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability
Witnesses Ciaran Martin (Professor at University of Oxford), Dr Mike Short (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department for International Trade), Marcus Weldon (President at Bell Labs), Kip Meek (Director at Communications Chambers and the Wireless Infrastructure Group), and Diane Rinaldo (Executive Director at Open RAN Policy Coalition)
Oral Evidence
17 September 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Carl Heneghan (Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine & Director, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine at University of Oxford), Professor Sylvia Richardson (Director, MRC Biostatistics Unit at Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge), Dr Thomas Waite (Director, Health Protection at Joint Biosecurity Centre), Dr Susan Hopkins (Chief Medical Advisor at NHS Test and Trace), Simon Thompson (Managing Director of the NHS COVID-19 App at NHS Test and Trace), Baroness Harding of Winscombe (Interim Executive Chair at National Institute for Health Protection), and Lord Bethell (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Department for Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
9 September 2020
Work University research funding (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Universities UK, Russell Group, and University of Glasgow
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
21 July 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Matt Hancock (Secretary of State for Health and Social Care at Department for Health and Social Care), and Sir Chris Wormald (Permanent Secretary at Department for Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
16 July 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Oral Evidence
9 July 2020
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability
Witnesses Dr Yao Wenbing (Vice President Business Development and Partnerships at Huawei UK), Mr Jeremy Thompson (Vice President at Huawei UK), Victor Zhang (Vice President and Chief Representative at Huawei UK), Woojune Kim (Executive Vice President at Samsung), Andrea Dona (Head of Networks at Vodafone UK), and Howard Watson (Chief Technology and Information Officer at BT Group)
Oral Evidence
1 July 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Sarah Gilbert (Professor of Vaccinology at University of Oxford), Kate Bingham (Chair at UK Government Vaccine Taskforce), Professor Sir John Bell (Regius Professor of Medicine at University of Oxford), Professor Jonathan Van-Tam (Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Lead, Therapeutics Taskforce at Department for Health and Social Care), and Dr Jonathan Sheffield (Covid-19 Research Operations Director at University of Central Lancashire)
Oral Evidence
24 June 2020
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure and the UK’s domestic capability
Witnesses Matthew Evans (Director (Markets) at techUK), Professor Dimitra Simeonidou (Professor of High Performance Networks at University of Bristol), and Attilio Zani (Executive Director at Telecom Infra Project)
Oral Evidence
10 June 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Mark Woolhouse OBE (Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University of Edinburgh), Professor Johan Giesecke (Former State Epidemiologist for Sweden and Professor Emeritus at Karolinska Institute), Professor Neil Ferguson OBE (Professor of Mathematical Biology at Imperial College London), Professor Matt Keeling (Professor of Mathematics and Life Sciences at University of Warwick), and Dr Nicholas Davies (Research Fellow in Mathematical Modelling at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Oral Evidence
17 June 2020
Inquiry Commercial genomics
Witnesses Dr Tara Clancy (Council Member at Nuffield Council on Bioethics), Graeme Tunbridge (Director of Devices at Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), Lord Bethell (Minister for Innovation at Department of Health and Social Care), and Professor Sir Mark Caulfield (Chief Scientist at Genomics England)
Oral Evidence
5 June 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Carol Propper (Professor of Economics at Imperial College London), Professor John Kay (Economist and Fellow in Economics at St John's College, University of Oxford), Professor James Poterba (Mitsui Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Professor John Loughhead (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Philip Duffy (Chief Scientific Adviser at Her Majesty's Treasury)
Oral Evidence
22 May 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Yvonne Doyle (Medical Director and Director for Health Protection at Public Health England), Professor John Newton (Director of Health Improvement at Public Health England), Professor Andrew Curran (Chief Scientific Adviser at Health and Safety Executive), and Professor Catherine Noakes (Professor of Environmental Engineering for Buildings at University of Leeds)
Oral Evidence
13 May 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Alan Penn (Chief Scientific Adviser at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government), Osama Rahman (Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Analysis at Department for Education), Professor Phil Blythe (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department for Transport), and Professor John Aston (Chief Scientific Adviser at Home Office)
Oral Evidence
7 May 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Sir Ian Diamond, National Statistician, Professor John Edmunds OBE (Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Professor David Peters (Chair of the Department of International Health at John Hopkins University), and Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter (Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at University of Cambridge)
Oral Evidence
28 April 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Danny Altmann (Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London, and Spokesperson at British Society for Immunology), Professor Susan Michie (Professor of Health Psychology at University College London), Matthew Gould CMG MBE (Chief Executive Officer at NHSX), Professor Lilian Edwards (Professor of Law, Innovation and Society at Newcastle Law School), and Professor Christophe Fraser (Senior Group Leader in Pathogen Dynamics at University of Oxford Big Data Institute)
Oral Evidence
Total results 354 (page 7 of 18)