MPs hear further evidence on Astronomy and Particle Physics

16 March 2011

The Science and Technology Committee held the following oral evidence session in its inquiry into 'Astronomy and Particle Physics'.

Wednesday 16 March 2011, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

Watch the meeting: Astronomy and particle physics


At 9.15 am

  • Professor Phil Allport, Head of Particle Physics and Director of the Liverpool Semiconductor Detector Centre, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Mike Bode, Director of the Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Professor Robert C. Kennicutt, Jr., Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy Director, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
  • Professor John Peacock, Head of the Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Steve Rawlings, sub-Department of Astrophysics, Oxford University
  • Professor Andrei Seryi, Director, John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science

At 10.15 am

  • Professor Keith Mason, Chief Executive of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
  • Sir Adrian Smith, Director General, Knowledge and Innovation, Department of Business, Innovation and Skills

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