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Research and innovation news from UK Parliament.

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Communications Committee launches inquiry into large language models
The Communications and Digital Committee is launching an inquiry that will examine large language models and what needs to happen over the next 1–3 years to ensure the UK can respond to their opportunities and risks.
07 July 2023
MPs launch inquiry into Scotland’s scientific research capability
The Scottish Affairs Committee launches an inquiry considering Scotland’s impact on scientific research and its global reputation in the scientific community.
14 June 2023
MPs call for research sector reforms to address concerns with reproducibility of science
Science, Innovation and Technology Committee report highlights concerns over the reproducibility of scientific research
10 May 2023
Chair comment: Greg Clark on science research plans
Science and Technology Committee Chair, Greg Clark MP, comments on Government's Pioneer research plans
11 April 2023
Three  university students wearing graduation gowns and hats
Lords debates financial pressures on higher education
Members discuss impact on local communities, UK science and innovation exports and the Turing Scheme. Catch up
31 March 2023
How should autonomous weapons be developed, used and regulated?
AI in Weapons Systems Select Committee launch call for evidence
06 March 2023
Lords completes scrutiny of Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill
Members discuss passage of bill as Lords stages conclude. Catch up
02 February 2023
Action needed across Government to secure a high-skilled STEM workforce for the UK
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has written to the Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation with the findings of its inquiry into people and skills in UK STEM
15 December 2022
MPs to examine use of bacteria-killing viruses to treat infection
MPs to examine use of bacteria-killing viruses to treat infection
15 November 2022
Committee launches inquiry into clinical academics in the NHS
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee launches an inquiry into the work of clinical academics
15 November 2022
Pitch on bacteriophages selected as winner of My Science Inquiry
Pitch on bacteriophages selected as winner of My Science Inquiry
08 November 2022
Busy House of Lords chamber
Short debates in the Lords
Members debate indefinite sentences, pharmaceutical research, careers in horticulture, corruption in the UK and the National Heritage Act 1983. Catch up
14 October 2022
Committee urges Prime Minister to appoint a science minister to Cabinet
The Committee urge the new Prime Minister to acknowledge the central importance of science and technology in delivering economic growth and more efficient public services
27 September 2022
Inquiry launch: Transport Committee to investigate development and deployment of self-driving vehicles
Self-driving technology, once the stuff of driving dreams, is getting closer.
27 June 2022
Disability, social mobility and issues faced by LGBTQ+ people in STEM examined by MPs
The Science and Technology Committee questions Michaela Community School Headmistress and Chair of the Social Mobility Commission Katharine Birbalsingh
21 April 2022
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