The Foundation for Science and Technology publishes the FST Journal three times per year, with articles based on the main evening events held by the Foundation. The Journal is distributed to over 1500 senior influencers in Government, Parliament, industry and the research community, as well as being published online. It is edited by Dr Dougal Goodman OBE FREng, Vice-President of the Foundation.

We are currently running a survey reviewing the FST journal. Click here have your say! 

  • July 2011

Volume 20, Issue 6

This issue of the FST Journal has been published and reports on meetings on the funding of research, the nuclear accident in Japan, the digital revolution and its impact on Scotland and the future for biofuels in the UK.

Read More    View This Issue (1.6MB)
  • April 2011

Volume 20, Issue 5

Volume 20 Issue 5 of the journal has been published and includes reports of debates on risk management, statistics in government, research collaboration, energy and behaviour and sustainable cities.

Read More    View This Issue (1.8MB)
  • November 2010

Volume 20, Issue 4

Volume 20 Issue 4 of the journal has been published and includes reports of debates on the importance of science to society, Technology Innovation Centres (TICs), science education, the future for high speed rail and water in the developing world.

Read More    View This Issue (0.6MB)
  • April 2010

Volume 20, Issue 3

This issue of FST Journal Reports in the latest issue of the journal are on astronauts, engineering and society, innovation, digital Britain, climate change and Scotland, critical infrastructure, synthetic biology and the role of learned societies.

Read More    View This Issue (2.0MB)
  • December 2009

Volume 20, Issue 2

Reports on higher education strategy, low carbon transport, putting a value on biodiveristy, the strategy for medical research, cities and science, financial models and a lecture on brain imaging techniques for babies.

Read More    View This Issue (1.4MB)
  • October 2009

Volume 20, Issue 1

Reports on defence technology, statistical advice, energy technologies, assessing risk, wellbeing and the work of the Select Committees on science and technology. Also an obituary for Sir John Maddox FRS, the former editor of FST Journal.

Read More    View This Issue (1.5MB)
  • April 2009

Volume 19, Issue 10

Reports on Lord Drayson's challenge to the science community, innovation in the Scottish economy, food security, the Wakeham Review of physics research funding and obituaries for Sir Hugh Laddie and Sir Dick Morris appear in this issue.

Read More    View This Issue (1.0MB)
  • December 2008

Volume 19, Issue 9

Reports on the Williams report on primary education, Innovation Nation, energy efficiency of the existing housing stock, the Living with Environmental Change Programme, the legacy of the 2012 Olympics, sustainable transport and New Orleans flood.

Read More    View This Issue (2.4MB)
  • July 2008

Volume 19, Issue 8

Reports on meetings on development of the rural areas in Scotland, freight transport policy, DNA profiling, innovation and the Technology Strategy Board, and carbon trading have been published in Volume 19, No 8 of the FST Journal.

Read More    View This Issue (1.4MB)
  • April 2008

Volume 19, Issue 7

The Sainsbury Review, Engineering and climate change, Investigating the oceans, Advising government, Research Funding and an obiturary for Sir Howard Dalton were published in Volume 19, No 7 of the FST Journal.

Read More    View This Issue (1.5MB)