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UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks

Inquiry

The Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is the latest in a series of disease outbreaks that have spread internationally, presenting major challenges to communities, national governments and international institutions. 

Scientific knowledge and advice are foundational to the prevention, management and treatment of these global outbreaks, at both an international and national level. 

Once the COVID-19 pandemic has passed its peak, it will be necessary for international and national systems to learn from the crisis. The Science and Technology Committee will inquire formally into the place of UK research, science and technology in the national and global response, and what lessons should be learned for the future. 

This inquiry is currently accepting evidence

The committee wants to hear your views. We welcome submissions from anyone with answers to the questions in the call for evidence. You can submit evidence until Friday 31 July 2020.

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Reports and government responses

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Oral evidence submissions

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22 May 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Yvonne Doyle, Professor John Newton, Professor Andrew Curran, and Professor Catherine Noakes
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Oral Evidence
13 May 2020
Inquiry UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Witnesses Professor Alan Penn, Osama Rahman, Professor Phil Blythe, and Professor John Aston
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
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 David Peters, and Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Oral Evidence

Written evidence submissions

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Witnesses Earlham Institute
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Written Evidence
Witnesses Care England
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Written Evidence
Witnesses Everbridge
Committees Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Written Evidence

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