No. 26 of Session 2003-04, dated 6 March 2004
THE USE OF SCIENCE IN UK INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY
THIRD EVIDENCE SESSION
Monday 15 March, 4.30 pm
Committee Room 6
Agriculture, forestry and the environment
Dr Nick Brown, Oxford Forestry Institute
Dr Guy Poulter, Director, Natural Resources Institute
Professor George Rothschild, Chair of the independent advisory committees for the Department for International Development's research programmes
At approximately 5.15pm
Professor John Lawton CBE, Chief Executive, Natural Environment Research Council
Professor John Pickett FRS, Head of the Biological Chemistry Division, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Dr Tony Burne, Head of Research Policy, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Science Directorate
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Notes for Editors
Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Committee is empowered to examine the Aexpenditure, policy and administration of the Office of Science and Technology and its associated public [email protected] The Committee was appointed on 12 November 2001.
The Committee announced its inquiry into The use of science in UK international development policy on 21 July 2003, see Press Notice No. 39 of Session 2002-03. It held evidence sessions on 12 January and 23 February. The transcript of these sessions are on the web site. Further sessions are planned as follows:
Monday April 26th: Education & training; Government co-ordination
Wednesday June 9th: Engineering; health
Witnesses to be announced.