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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 8 of 18)
24 April 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland, Dr Gregor Smith, Interim Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, and Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department of Health and Social Care)
Oral Evidence
16 April 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Graham Medley (Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Dr James Rubin (Reader in the Psychology of Emerging Health Risks at Kings College London), Professor Xihong Lin (Professor of Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), Professor Dr. Clemens Fuest (President at German Institute for Economic Research), and Professor Dr. Herwig Ostermann (Executive Director at Austrian Public Health Institute)
Oral Evidence
8 April 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Oral Evidence
18 March 2020
Work Budget 2020: Research and Innovation Spending (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Professor Sir Mark Walport (Chief Executive at UK Research and Innovation), Sir John Kingman (Chair at UK Research and Innovation), Alexandra Jones (Director, Science, Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Harriet Wallace (Director, International Research and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Rupert Lewis (Chief Science Policy Officer at Royal Society), and Tim Figures (Director, Technology, Sustainability and Innovation at Make UK)
Oral Evidence
25 March 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Neil Ferguson (Director at MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, Imperial College London), Dr Richard Horton (Editor-in-Chief at The Lancet Panel), Dr Melanie Saville (Director of Vaccine Research and Development at Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations), Professor Andrew Pollard (Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity at University of Oxford), Sir Patrick Vallance, The Government Chief Scientific Adviser, and Professor Sharon Peacock (Director of the National Infection Service at Public Health England)
Oral Evidence
17 July 2019
Inquiry Work of the Science Minister and Government Chief Scientific Adviser inquiry
Witnesses Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Harriet Wallace, Director, International Research and Innovation, Paul Drabwell, Deputy Director, Science, Research and Innovation
Oral Evidence
22 October 2019
Inquiry Work of the Science Minister inquiry
Witnesses Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Paul Drabwell, Deputy Director, Place, Impact and Research, and Harriet Wallace, Director, International Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Oral Evidence
28 October 2019
Inquiry Commercial genomics inquiry
Witnesses Carla Newell, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Risk Officer, Ancestry.com, Avi Lasarow, Chief Executive Officer, DNAfit, and Kathy Hibbs, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, 23andMe
Oral Evidence
29 October 2019
Inquiry Clinical trials transparency: follow-up inquiry
Witnesses Professor Jane Eddleston, Joint Group Medical Director, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Nigel Brunskill, Director of Research and Innovation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Mark Cranmer, Director, Joint Research and Enterprise Services, St George’s, University of London and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Rupert Pearse, Clinical Director of Research and Development, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and Dr Síle Lane, Head of International Campaigns and Policy, Sense about Science; Dr Martin O'Kane, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Head of Clinical Trials Unit, Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, British Medical Journal, Juliet Tizzard, Director of Policy, and Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, Chair, Health Research Authority
Oral Evidence
15 October 2019
Inquiry Commercial genomics inquiry
Witnesses Dr Matthew Hurles, Head of Human Genetics and Senior Group Leader, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Professor Anna Middleton, Chair, Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors, Professor Anneke Lucassen, Chair, British Society for Genetic Medicine
Oral Evidence
9 July 2019
Inquiry Commercial and recreational drone use in the UK inquiry
Witnesses Gemma Alcock, Founder, SkyBound Rescuer, David Phipps, Chief Executive, British Model Flying Association, Professor David Dunn, International Politics, University of BirminghamBaroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport
Oral Evidence
26 June 2019
Inquiry Commercial and recreational drone use in the UK inquiry
Witnesses Captain Tim Pottage, Chairman of RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) Working Group, British Airline Pilots Association, Andy Sage, Head of Unmanned Traffic Management, National Air Traffic Services, Special Sergeant Kevin Taylor, Chief Pilot Lincolnshire Police Drone Unit, Lincolnshire PoliceElaine Whyte, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tris Dyson, Executive Director of the Centre for Challenge Prizes, Nesta, Julia Jiggins, Head of Civil Avionics Strategy, Thales UK, Sean Cassidy, Director, Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Amazon Prime Air
Oral Evidence
10 June 2019
Inquiry UK telecommunications infrastructure inquiry
Witnesses Professor Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey, Professor Andrew Martin, University of Oxford, and Professor Alf Zugenmaier, Munich University of Applied Sciences; John Suffolk, Global Cyber Security and Privacy Officer, Huawei; Steve Sampson, Head of Technology, UK & Ireland, Nokia, and Mikko Karikytö, Head of Network Security, Ericsson; Alex Towers, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, BT Group, Scott Petty, Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone, Brendan O'Reilly, Chief Technology Officer, O2, and Patrick Binchy, Chief Technology Officer, Three
Oral Evidence
11 June 2019
Inquiry Commercial and recreational drone use in the UK inquiry
Witnesses Tim Johnson, Policy Director, Civil Aviation Authority, Richard Parker, Chief Executive Officer, Altitude Angel, and Anne-Lise Scaillierez, Director, Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems UK; Professor James P. Scanlan, University of Southampton, Brendan Schulman, Vice President of Policy and Legal Affairs, DJI, and Sir Brian Burridge, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Aeronautical Society
Oral Evidence
6 June 2019
Inquiry Work of the Chief Medical Officer inquiry
Witnesses Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer to the UK Government
Oral Evidence
23 April 2019
Inquiry Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets inquiry
Witnesses Professor Jim Skea, Imperial College London, Professor Gideon Henderson, Royal Society, Professor Jon Gibbins, Centre Director, UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre, and Dr Naomi Vaughan, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research ; Rt Hon Claire Perry MP, Minster of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Tim Lord, Director, Clean Growth, and Damitha Adikaari, Acting Director, Science and Innovation for Climate and Energy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (at 2.00pm).
Oral Evidence
2 April 2019
Inquiry Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets inquiry
Witnesses Professor Keith Bell, University of Strathclyde, Dr Robert Gross, Imperial College London, Dr Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association, and Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive, Nuclear Industry Association; Professor Nick Eyre, Director, Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions, Professor Tim Green, Co-Director, Imperial College Energy Futures Lab, Randolph Brazier, Head of Innovation and Development, Energy Networks Association, and Duncan Burt, Director of Operations, National Grid System Operator
Oral Evidence
26 March 2019
Inquiry Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending inquiry
Witnesses Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive, and Rebecca Endean, Director of Strategy, UK Research and Innovation; Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jenny Dibden, Director, Science Research and Innovation, and Harriet Wallace, Director, International Science and Innovation Directorate, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Oral Evidence
19 March 2019
Inquiry The work of the biometrics commissioner and the forensic science regulator inquiry
Witnesses Dr Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator, and Paul Wiles, Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material; Baroness Williams of Trafford, Minister of State for Countering Extremism, Christophe Prince, Director for Data and Identity, and Professor John Aston, Chief Scientific Adviser, Home Office
Oral Evidence
4 March 2019
Inquiry Digital Government inquiry
Witnesses Matthew Gould, Director General for Digital and Media Policy, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Kevin Cunnington, Director General, Government Digital Service, and Simon McKinnon, Interim Chief Digital and Information Officer, Department for Work and Pensions; Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office
Oral Evidence
Total results 354 (page 8 of 18)