Volume 20 - Issue 5

  • April 2011

Innovation in an age of austerity

Lord Browne of Madingley

Statistics in Government

Professor Bernard Silverman: Crime statistics and policy
Sir Michael Scholar: Asserting the impartiality of official statistics
Professor David Hand: A better understanding of statistics

Risk management

Sir John Beddington: Understanding and responding to risk
Sir David Omand: Why don’t/won’t they listen?
Professor Dougal Goodman: Using scientific analysis to improve risk management
Professor David Spiegelhalter: An overview of the debate

European research

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz: The outlook for science in Europe
Professor Bernard Belloc: A view from France
Seán O’Reagain: Building stronger European research partnerships

Behavioural change

Professor David MacKay: Modelling pathways to greener energy supplies
Stuart Groves: Delivering the UK’s low-carbon targets
Pilgrim Beart: Encouraging changes in consumption patterns

Sustainable cities

Professor Paul Younger: Making old industrial cities sustainable
Dr Peter White: Sustainability – what we do and how we do it