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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 9 of 18)
26 February 2019
Inquiry Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets inquiry
Witnesses Amanda Lyne, Chair, UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, and Tanya Sinclair, Policy Director UK & Ireland, ChargePoint; David Weatherall, Head of Policy, Energy Saving Trust, Jenny Holland, Senior Public Affairs & Policy Specialist, UK Green Building Council, Sam French, Decarbonised Gas Alliance, and Graham Hazell, Consultant, Heat Pump Association
Oral Evidence
15 January 2019
Inquiry Technologies for meeting Clean Growth emissions reduction targets inquiry
Witnesses Lord Deben, Chairman, and Chris Stark, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change; Malcolm Brinded, Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering and allied institutions, Guy Newey, Director of Strategy and Performance, Energy Systems Catapult, and Professor Jim Watson, Director, UK Energy Research Centre (at 10.15am).
Oral Evidence
28 February 2019
Inquiry Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending inquiry
Witnesses Professor Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy, UCL, Professor Colette Fagan, Russell Group, and Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, GuildHE; Dr Peter O’Brien, Executive Director, Yorkshire Universities, Professor Jonathan Seckl, Vice-Principal, Planning, Resources and Research Policy, University of Edinburgh, Professor Anthony Hollander, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Impact, University of Liverpool, and Sarah Haywood, Chief Executive, MedCity
Oral Evidence
30 January 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, Sarah Redwood, Deputy Director for EU Sciences and Innovation Programmes, and Jenny Dibden, Director, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Oral Evidence
5 February 2019
Inquiry Work of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation inquiry
Witnesses Roger Taylor, Chair, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
Oral Evidence
30 January 2019
Inquiry Brexit, Science and Innovation: Preparations for 'No-Deal' inquiry
Witnesses Giles Derrington, Head of Policy: Brexit, International and Economics, techUK, Professor Peter Bruce, Vice President and Physical Secretary, The Royal Society, and Professor Tim Wheeler, Director for International, UK Research and Innovation
Oral Evidence
29 January 2019
Inquiry My Science Inquiry
Witnesses Dr Jyotsna Vohra, Head of the Cancer Policy Research Centre, Cancer Research UK; Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Director, Royal Astronomical Society; Dr Chris Brown, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Society for Applied Microbiology; Dr Nicola Patron, Synthetic Biology Group Leader, Earlham Institute; James Tooze, Policy Officer, Campaign for Science and Engineering; Dr Emma Williams, Vice Chancellor's Fellow in Digital Innovation and Wellbeing, School of Psychological Science, University of Bristol; Catherine Joynson, Assistant Director, Nuffield Council on Bioethics; Professor Toby Bruce, Professor of Insect Chemical Ecology, Keele University; Professor Rachel Oliver, Professor of Material Science, University of Cambridge; Dr Gesche Huebner, Senior Research Associate, UCL Energy Institute
Oral Evidence
22 January 2019
Inquiry Japanese Knotweed and the built environment inquiry
Witnesses Professor Max Wade, Technical Director (Ecology), AECOM, Dr Daniel Jones, Managing Director, Advanced Invasives, and Honorary Researcher, Swansea University, Sean Hathaway, Environment Officer, Swansea Council, and Ben Lindley, Sales and Marketing Director, Japanese Knotweed Ltd; Dr Mark Diamond, Head of Ecology, Environment Agency, John Baguley, Tangible Assets Valuation Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Matthew Jupp, Principal, Mortgages, UK Finance, and Stephen Hodgson, Chief Executive Officer, Property Care Association
Oral Evidence
18 December 2018
Inquiry Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending inquiry
Witnesses Keith Thompson, Chair, Catapult CEO network, and CEO, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, Professor Richard Brook, President, Association of Innovation, Research & Technology Organisations, David Connell, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, and Felicity Burch, Director of Innovation and Digital, Confederation of British Industry; Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Director, Royal Astronomical Society, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering, Professor Neil Hall, Director, Earlham Institute, and Dr Charmaine Griffiths, Chief Operating Officer, The Institute of Cancer Research
Oral Evidence
8 January 2019
Inquiry Digital Government inquiry
Witnesses Simon Hansford, Co-founder and Chief Executive, UKCloud, Professor Chris Johnson, Member of the Executive Committee, UK Computing Research Committee, and Antony Walker, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, techUK; Professor Helen Margetts, Programme Director for Public Policy, The Alan Turing Institute, Peter Wells, Head of Policy, Open Data Institute, and Daniel Korski, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, PUBLIC
Oral Evidence
11 December 2018
Inquiry Work of the Science Minister and Government Chief Scientific Adviser inquiry
Witnesses Dr Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, and Dr Rupert Lewis, Director, Government Office for Science
Oral Evidence
4 December 2018
Inquiry Digital Government inquiry
Witnesses Sam Smith, Coordinator, medConfidential, Professor Vishanth Weerakkody, Professor of Information Systems Management and Governance, University of Bradford, Robert McLaren, Head of Industry, Technology and Innovation, Policy Connect, and Professor Helen Kennedy, Professor of Digital Society, University of Sheffield; Dr Fiona Lugg-Widger, Research Associate for Routine Data, Centre for Trials Research, Tom Smith, Managing Director of the Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics, Joel Bellman, Partner, Deloitte, and Cllr Peter Fleming, Chairman of the LGA Improvement and Innovation Board, Local Government Association
Oral Evidence
27 November 2018
Inquiry Digital Government inquiry
Witnesses Tom Loosemore, Partner at Public Digital, former Deputy Director of the Government Digital Service (2011-2015), and Dafydd Vaughan, Director, Cedyrn Ltd
Oral Evidence
13 November 2018
Inquiry Impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health inquiry
Witnesses Anne Longfield, Children's Commissioner for England, Yih-Choung Teh, Group Director, Strategy and Research, Ofcom, and Natasha Devon, Body Image & Mental Health Campaigner; Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention, Department of Health and Social Care
Oral Evidence
20 November 2018
Inquiry Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending inquiry
Witnesses Sir Paul Nurse, Director, The Francis Crick Institute, Kirsten Bound, Executive Director of Research, Analysis and Policy, Nesta, Professor James Wilsdon, Professor of Research Policy, University of Sheffield, and Chair, Academy of Social Sciences Policy Working Group, and Dr Sarah Main, Executive Director, Campaign for Science and Engineering; Ernesto Fernandez Polcuch, Chief of Section, Science Policy and Partnerships, UNESCO, Paris, Professor Jakob Edler, Executive Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany, and Dr Jos van den Broek, Senior Researcher, Rathenau Instituut, Netherlands; Professor Paul Nightingale, Professor of Strategy, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, and (designate) Director of Strategy and Operations, ESRC, and Professor Joanna Chataway, Head of Department, Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, University College London, and Deputy Director of Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
Oral Evidence
12 September 2018
Inquiry Quantum technologies inquiry
Witnesses Sam Gyimah MP, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive, UK Research and Innovation
Oral Evidence
16 October 2018
Inquiry Impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health inquiry
Witnesses Karim Palant, UK Public Policy Manager, Facebook, Claire Lilley, Europe, the Middle East and Africa lead on Child Safety, Google UK, and Sinead McSweeney, Vice-President of Public Policy and Communications for Europe, the Middle East and Africa region, Twitter; Will Gardner, Director, UK Safer Internet Centre, and Sarah Hannafin, Senior Policy Adviser, National Association of Head Teachers
Oral Evidence
17 July 2018
Inquiry Quantum technologies inquiry
Witnesses Professor Kai Bongs, Director, Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology, Professor Ian Walmsley, Director, Networked Quantum Information Technologies Hub, and Professor Winfried Hensinger, Professor of Quantum Technologies, University of Sussex; Professor Trevor Cross, Chief Technology Officer, Teledyne e2v, Dr Mark Bentall, Head of Technology Development and Innovation, Airbus Defence and Space, Dr Andrew Shields, Quantum Technologies R&D Lead, Toshiba Research Europe Ltd, and Dr Peter Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, National Physical Laboratory
Oral Evidence
28 June 2018
Inquiry Quantum technologies inquiry
Witnesses Professor Erling Riis, Head of the Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, Dr Sara Diegoli, Programme Manager, QuantIC, and Professor Timothy Spiller, Director, Quantum Communications Hub; Dr Graeme Malcolm, CEO, M2 Lasers, Professor Martin Dawson, Head of the Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd, and Dr Richard Walker, CEO, Photon Force
Oral Evidence
17 April 2018
Inquiry Evidence-based early-years intervention inquiry
Witnesses Dr Shirley Woods-Gallagher, Special Advisor on School Readiness, and Professor Alan Harding, Chief Economic Adviser, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Dr Caroline White, Head, Children and Parents Service Early Intervention, and Martin Pratt, Chair, Association of London Directors of Children's Services; Professor Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse, Public Health England, Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health, and Katy Hetherington, Organisational Lead - Child and Adolescent Public Health, NHS Health Scotland
Oral Evidence
Total results 354 (page 9 of 18)