The Foundation organises events on key topics in science, research, technology or innovation, bringing together parliamentarians, civil servants, industrialists, researchers, learned societies, charities and others. Those events focus in particular on areas where there are policy decisions needed, which in turn need to be informed by this wide range of inputs and viewpoints. Summary reports are prepared for all events, and these - along with presentation slides, videos of speakers and audio files - are available online after events.

02Apr

Policy choices for the reduction of bovine tuberculosis (TB)

Report, presentations and audio files from the debate on "policy choices for the reduction of bovine tuberculosis (TB)" is now on the Foundation web site - www.foundation.org.uk

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27Nov

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

Economics of decarbonisation of the UK electricty suppy - speakers James Smith CBE, Carbon Trust, Dr David Clarke FREng, CE, Energy Technologies Institute and Baroness Verma, DECC

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13Nov

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

A debate on maximising the value of the UK strengths in research, innovation and higher education was held on 13th November, 2013. The speakers were Sir John O'Reilly, Ben Ritchie and Professor Geoff Rodgers

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31Oct

Digital participation: how can digital access be made available to everyone?

A debate was held at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 31st October on Digital participation; how can digital access be made available to everyone? The report is now on the web site.

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24Sep

Raising the bar - can learned societies and professional institutions particularly the engineering institutions do more to contribute to economic growth?

A debate on the theme of "Raising the bar - can learned societies and professional institutions particularly the engineering institutions do more to contribute to economic growth?" was held at the Royal Academy of Engineering on 24th September, 2013

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