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The Foundation for Science and Technology

The Foundation's purpose is to provide a neutral platform for debate of policy issues that have a science, engineering or technology element. The Foundation organises dinner/discussions and workshops on relevant issues when parliament is sitting. A printable list of the titles and dates of the events listed below is available for download. To view the journal click on the icon on the FST Journal panel.

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Recent events

02 Apr
Policy choices for the reduction of bovine tuberculosis (TB)

Event summary (131KB)

Adam Quinney - audio only, Farmer and former Vice-President, NFU

Professor Rosie Woodroffe - with audio (3304KB), Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London

Dr Miles Parker OBE FSB - with audio (2524KB), Senior Research Associate, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

Professor Chris Gaskell CBE - audio only, Principal, Royal Agricultural University

10 Mar
Turning knowledge into value – adding value to the marine sector from research and innovation

Event summary (114KB)

Professor Ralph Rayner - with audio (2789KB), Sector Director Energy and Environment, BMT Group

Professor Ed Hill OBE - with audio (12065KB), Executive Director, National Oceanography Centre

Professor Rick Spinrad - with audio (65KB), Vice President for Research, Oregon State University, President-Elect, Marine Technology Society

Professor Richard Clegg, Managing Director, Lloyd's Register Foundation [Panellist]

05 Feb
The challenge of communicating the uncertainty in risk estimates to decision makers

Event summary (118KB)

Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci - with audio (1770KB), Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science

Tom Bolt - with audio (939KB), Director. Performance Measurement, Lloyd's of London

Judith Hackitt CBE - audio only, Chair, Health and Safety Executive

Dr Michelle Harrison - audio only, CEO, Government and Public Sector Practice, WPP

27 Nov
The economics of decarbonisation of the UK electricity supply – how much are we prepared to pay to meet carbon reduction targets?

Event summary (116KB)

James Smith CBE - with audio (173KB), Chairman, The Carbon Trust

Dr David Clarke FREng - with audio (1090KB), Chief Executive, Energy Technologies Institute

Baroness Verma - with audio (57KB), Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Energy and Climate Change

Sir David King KB ScD FRS HonFREng, Foreign Secretary's Special Representative for Climate Change, Foreign and Commonwealth Office [Round-table Discussion]

Ian Simm, Chief Executive, Impax Asset Management [Round-table Discussion]

Dr Bernie Bulkin (122KB), Director, Ludgate Investments Limited [Round-table Discussion]

13 Nov
Maximising the value of the UK strengths in research, innovation and higher education

Event summary (118KB)

Professor John O'Reilly FREng - with audio (835KB), Director General, Knowledge and Innovation, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Ben Ritchie - with audio (766KB), Senior Investment Manager, Pan-European Equity, Aberdeen Asset Management

Professor Geoff Rodgers - with audio (824KB), Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, Brunel University

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