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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Report published. Awaiting Government Response.
Due to the general election on 8 June 2017 the Committee has now closed this inquiry, Government responses to committee reports may be published in the next Parliament.
Evidence given by Dr Melanie Smallman, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, and Professor Robert Evans, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University; Joseph Johnson MP, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science
Evidence given by Dr Seirian Sumner, Co-founder, Soapbox Science, Reader in Social Evolution, University of Bristol, Dr Nathalie Pettorelli, Co-founder, Soapbox Science, Research Fellow, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Dr Penny Fidler, Chief Executive, UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres, and Tracey Brown, Director, Sense about Science; Paul Manners, Director, National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement, and Matt Goode, Director of Communications and Public Engagement, Research Councils UK
Evidence given by David Shukman, Science Editor, BBC News, Deborah Cohen, Head of Radio Science, BBC, Fiona Fox, Chief Executive, Science Media CentreProfessor Louise Archer, Professor of Sociology of Education and Chair of the Centre for Research in Education in Science, Technology and Mathematics, King's College London, Imran Khan, Chief Executive, British Science Association, Katherine Mathieson, Director of Programmes, British Science AssociationDr Matthew Hickman, Programme Manager, Informal Science Learning, Wellcome Trust, Dr Stephen Webster, Director, Science Communication Unit, Imperial College London
Evidence given by Professor Duncan Wingham, Chief Executive, Julia Maddock, Associate Director of Communications and Engagement, Natural Environment Research Council, and Professor James Wilsdon, Director of Impact and Engagement, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield.