Government Horizon Scanning

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  • 22 Jan 2014 - Government Horizon Scanning - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF211 KB) Published 12 Feb 2014

    Evidence given by Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister for Government Policy, and Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Office

  • 04 Dec 2013 - Government Horizon Scanning - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF198 KB) Published 17 Jan 2014

    Evidence given by Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, and Jon Day, Chair, Horizon Scanning Oversight Group, Cabinet Office

  • Government Horizon Scanning | PDF version (PDF363 KB) Published 28 Nov 2013

    Evidence given by Fiona Lickorish, Head, Institute for Environment, Health, Risks and Futures, Cranfield University, Jessica Bland, Technology Futures Analyst, Nesta, and Marcus Morrell, Senior Futures Analyst, Arup; Professor Burkhard Schafer, Professor of Computational Legal Theory, Edinburgh School of Law, Professor Paul Newman, Mobile Robotics Group, University of Oxford, Nick Reed, Intelligent Transport Systems UK, and Dr Graeme Smith, Business Manager, Connected Services, Control and Electronics, Ricardo UK Ltd

  • 23 Oct 2013 - Government Horizon Scanning - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF318 KB) Published 28 Oct 2013

    Evidence given by Alun Huw Williams, Principal, SAMI Consulting, Doug McKay, Vice President, International Organisations, Shell International, and Natalie Day, Head of Policy, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford; Dr Martyn Thomas, Royal Academy of Engineering, Jonathan Cowie, former Head, Science Policy, Institute of Biology, and Professor Ann Buchanan, Academy of Social Sciences (at 10.00 am).