Event Date: February 10, 2014 - 11:30 am Location: Social Sciences Building, 120 University Pvt., room 6004 (6th floor)
Presented by the British High Commission, the Institute for Science, Society, and Policy (ISSP), and CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
This panel discussion will examine how science advice to government translates into informing government policy. This will include discussing the UK’s Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) and how it operates.
Panelists: DAVID WILLETTS, UK Minister of State for Universities and Science; MARTYN POLIAKOFF, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society; MARY BOWNES, University of Edinburgh.