Science and Technology Committee

No. 13a of Session 2002-03

27 January 2003


UK SCIENCE AND EUROPE: VALUE FOR MONEY?

FIRST EVIDENCE SESSION

Wednesday 5 February at 4.15 pm

Committee Room 8

4.15pm

Dr Peter Cotgreave

Director, Save British Science

4.35 pm

A PANEL OF UNIVERSITIES:

Professor Mike Beveridge

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise), University of Plymouth

Professor Gerry Gilmore

Professor of Experimental Philosophy, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University

Professor John D Turner

Director of UniSdirect, University of Surrey

Mr Douglas Robertson

Director of Business Development, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

5.30pm

A PANEL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES:

Royal Academy of Engineering

Institute of Physics

Institution of Electrical Engineers

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Note 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 bodies. The Committee was appointed on 12 November 2001.

The Committee announced their inquiry into UK Science and Europe: Value for Money? on 21 November 2002, see Press Notice No. 5 of Session 2002-03.