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.


  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • November 2007

Volume 19, Issue 6

Reports on managing risk, preserving agricultural diversity, habits of innovative societies, The Energy White Paper, the framework for supporting research and innovation, and staying at the forefront of innovation.

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