Skip to main content

Oral evidence transcripts

Science and Technology Committee

Total results 49 (page 1 of 3)
28 April 2021
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor John Aston (Harding Professor of Statistics in Public Life at University of Cambridge), Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed (Chair at Commission on Human Medicines), Professor Anthony Harnden (Deputy Chair at Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation), Dr Mary Ramsay (Head of Immunisation at Public Health England), Dr Ruth Payne (NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at University of Sheffield), Professor Christopher Dye (Professor of Epidemiology at University of Oxford), and Professor Ran Balicer (Director at Clalit Research Institute, and Professor of Public Health at Ben-Gurion University)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
21 April 2021
Inquiry The role of technology, research and innovation in the COVID-19 recovery
Witnesses Hetan Shah (Chief Executive at British Academy), Sir Adrian Smith (President at Royal Society), Hilary Reynolds CBE (Chief Executive at Association of Medical Research Charities), Naomi Weir (Head of Innovation at CBI), and Verity Davidge (Director of Central Policy at Make UK)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
14 April 2021
Inquiry The role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
Witnesses Gloria Esposito (Head of Sustainability at Zemo Partnership), Dave Rowlands (Fleet Engineering Director at Wincanton), Dr Helen McAllister (Strategy and Planning Director at Network Rail), Mike Muldoon (Head of Business Development, UK and Ireland at Alstom), Richard Clegg (Chief Executive at Lloyds Register Foundation), Morten Bo Christiansen (Vice President - Head of Decarbonisation at Maersk), Glenn Llewellyn (Vice President, Zero Emission Aircraft at Airbus), and Dr Brian Yutko (Chief Engineer for Sustainability and Future Mobility at Boeing)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
24 March 2021
Inquiry The role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
Witnesses Professor Marcus Newborough (Development Director at ITM Power), Tim Dumenil (Acorn Hydrogen Project Manager at Pale Blue Dot), Paul Booth (Chair at Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership), Dr Martin Pei (Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at SSAB), and Dr Richard Leese (Director for Industrial Policy, Energy and Climate Change at Mineral Products Association)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
17 March 2021
Inquiry A new UK research funding agency
Witnesses Dominic Cummings, Former Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng (Secretary of State at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Jo Shanmugalingam (Director General for Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
9 March 2021
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
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
3 March 2021
Inquiry The role of hydrogen in achieving Net Zero
Witnesses Professor David Cebon (Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Cambridge), Professor Nilay Shah (Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London), Michael Liebreich (CEO at Liebreich Associates), Dr Jenifer Baxter (Chief Engineer at Institution of Mechanical Engineers), and Baroness Brown of Cambridge (Chair at Carbon Trust, and Former Vice Chair at Climate Change Committee)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
26 January 2021
Inquiry Coronavirus: lessons learnt
Witnesses Sir Simon Stevens (Chief Executive at NHS England)
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
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))
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee, and Health and Social Care Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
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)
Committees Science and Technology Committee
Oral Evidence
Total results 49 (page 1 of 3)