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Innovation, Unversities, Science and Skills

11 February 2009
No. 14 (08-09)


PUTTING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AT THE HEART OF GOVERNMENT POLICY

The Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee will hold its second evidence session in this inquiry on Wednesday 25 February 2009 when evidence will be heard from:

At 9.30am

Professor David Fisk
, Imperial College London;
Professor Lord John Krebs, University of Oxford;
Professor Julia King, Aston University; and
Professor Lord Martin Rees, President, Royal Society

At 10.30am

Dr Tim Bradshaw
, Confederation of British Industry;
Professor Dame Janet Finch, Council for Science and Technology; and
Judy Britton, GO-Science

The session will take place in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

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