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Science and Technology Committee

Commons Select Committee

The work of many Government departments makes use of—or has implications for—science, engineering, technology and research. The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee exists to ensure that Government policies and decision-making are based on solid scientific evidence and advice. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsSTC.

Committee news

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Tobacco companies and academics questioned on e-cigarettes
Science and Technology Committee explores the research on the health effect and the toxicity of e-cigarette devices
22 February 2018
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Watch Brexit summit live
Science and Technology Committee announce programme for Brexit Innovation Summit
22 February 2018
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Impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee welcomes the perspectives and experiences, and details of any initiatives taken, by children, schools and youth organisations
21 February 2018
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How do adverse childhood experiences impact later life?
Science and Technology Committee discusses how evidence can be used to inform delivery of early interventions
15 February 2018
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Brexit Science and Innovation summit participants announced
Science and Technology Committee announces participants for the Brexit science and innovation summit
14 February 2018
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Quantum technologies inquiry launched
Science and Technology Committee welcome submissions addressing the opportunities and challenges for quantum technologies
8 February 2018
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Biometrics Strategy discussed with Minister
Science and Technology Committee examines the Biometrics Strategy and forensic services
6 February 2018
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Sir John Kingman and Professor Fiona Watt approved for roles
Science and Technology Committee approve Sir John Kingman as UKRI Chair and Professor Fiona Watt as MRC Exec Chair
2 February 2018
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Academics questioned on research integrity
Science and Technology Committee hears from the UK Research Integrity Office
30 January 2018
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Pre Appointment hearing with Sir John Kingman and Professor Fiona Watt
Science and Technology Committee questions candidates for UK Research and Innovation and Medical Research Council
25 January 2018
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Brexit: Science and Innovation summit on 22 Feb 18
Science and Technology Committee intends to identify actions needed to mitigate risks and exploit opportunities for UK science and research
25 January 2018
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Minister questioned on algorithms in decision-making
Science and Technology Committee examines the challenges faced by the Information Commissioner's Office
23 January 2018
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Pre Appointment hearing with Sir John Kingman and Professor Fiona Watt
Science and Technology Committee holds a pre-appointment hearing with the Government's preferred candidates for the Chair of UK Research and Innovation and the Executive Chair of the Medical Research Council
17 January 2018
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How are algorithms and AI changing the nature of healthcare?
Science and Technology Committee questions Google DeepMind Health and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
11 January 2018
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Academics questioned on E-cigarettes
Science and Technology Committee examines current research into e-cigarettes
9 January 2018
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Algorithms in decision-making examined
Science and Technology Committee hears from Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Experian
12 December 2017
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Research integrity examined with experts and academics
Science and Technology Committee explores the global view on research integrity and 'AllTrials' campaign
4 December 2017
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Minister questioned on genomics and genome editing
Science and Technology Committee examines main challenges to an NHS Genomics Medicine Service
28 November 2017
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Committee Chair contests Budget commitment
Science and Technology Committee Chair contests Budget commitment to significantly increase Researh and Developement spending
22 November 2017
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Committee examines research integrity
Science and Technology Committee explores the use of statistical methods to detect problems with research integrity
21 November 2017
Total results 383 (page 11 of 20)