Select Committee on Science and Technology

No. 44 of Session 2006-07 18 June 2007



The Science and Technology Committee will hold a one-off oral evidence session on improving research conduct and preventing scientific fraud on Monday 2 July 2007 at 4.15pm.

The Committee will focus on the universal ethical code for scientists which was developed by Professor Sir David King and reported on by the Council of Science and Technology.

Evidence will be heard from:

Professor Sir David King, Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Co-Chair, Council for Science and Technology; and

Professor Janet Finch, Independent Co-Chair, Council for Science and Technology, and Vice Chancellor, Keele University.

The meeting will take place in Committee Room 6.

For further information please call Ana Ferreira, on 020 7219 2793.

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Notes to editors:

€Under the terms of Standing Order No. 152 the Science and Technology Committee is empowered to examine the "expenditure, policy and administration of the Office of Science and Innovation and its associated public bodies". The Committee was appointed on 19 July 2005.

Membership of the Committee

Mr Phil Willis (Lib Dem, Harrogate and Knaresborough)(Chairman)
Chris Mole (Lab, Ipswich)Adam Afriyie (Con, Windsor)
Mr Brooks Newmark (Con, Braintree)
Mr Robert Flello (Lab, Stoke-on-Trent South)
Dr Bob Spink (Con, Castle Point)
Linda Gilroy (Lab/Co-op, Plymouth Sutton)
Mr Graham Stringer (Lab, Manchester, Blackley)
Dr Evan Harris (Lib Dem, Oxford West & Abingdon)
Dr Desmond Turner (Lab, Brighton Kemptown)
Dr Brian Iddon (Lab, Bolton South East)