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Defra chief scientist departs after seven years in post

Defra chief scientist departs after seven years in post

Defra CSA Professor Sir Ian Boyd marks his last day

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New Defra Chief Scientist appointed

New Defra Chief Scientist appointed

Professor Gideon Henderson has been appointed the new Defra CSA

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New Defra Chief Scientist appointed

New Defra Chief Scientist appointed

Professor Gideon Henderson has been appointed the new Defra CSA

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Research and analysis: Future of an ageing population

Research and analysis: Future of an ageing population

Foresight report looking at the challenges and opportunities of an ageing society.

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Science research programme launched to inform Defra policy making

Science research programme launched to inform Defra policy making

Defra appoints six new Academic Fellows to lead Systems Research Programme

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Press release: Science research programme launched to inform Defra policy making

Press release: Science research programme launched to inform Defra policy making

Defra appoints six new Academic Fellows to lead Systems Research Programme

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Form: Honours: science and technology   nomination form and guidance

Form: Honours: science and technology nomination form and guidance

Form and guidance to nominate someone who works in the science and technology sector for an honour.

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Government Chief Science Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance pays tribute to Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

Government Chief Science Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance pays tribute to Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

Government Chief Science Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance pays tribute to Professor Lord Bhattacharyya.

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Building a more liveable and sustainable world of transport

Building a more liveable and sustainable world of transport

Speaking at the Smart Transport conference Jesse Norman MP discusses the future connected challenges of transport plus environmentally focused schemes.

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UK at Forefront of Transport Innovation

UK at Forefront of Transport Innovation

A major report on how the UK can capitalise on opportunities offered by transport technologies and innovation to benefit the economy, society and the citizen.

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Commonwealth scientific advisers to look at global challenges

Commonwealth scientific advisers to look at global challenges

Commonwealth scientific advisers to establish a collaborative knowledge exchange network for sharing expertise.

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Dr Patrick Vallance takes up his appointment as Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Patrick Vallance takes up his appointment as Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Patrick Vallance starts in his role as Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) today.

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Dr Patrick Vallance takes up his appointment as Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Patrick Vallance takes up his appointment as Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Patrick Vallance starts in his role as Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) today.

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Great opportunities for UK from oceans

Great opportunities for UK from oceans

A major report looking at the future of the sea sets out the opportunities available for the UK to capitalise on its existing strengths in research, technology and the diversity of ocean industries.

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New members of the Council for Science and Technology confirmed

New members of the Council for Science and Technology confirmed

The Prime Minister has appointed 5 new members of the Council for Science and Technology.

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New Home Office Chief Scientific Adviser appointed

New Home Office Chief Scientific Adviser appointed

Professor John Aston has been appointed as the Home Officeís new Chief Scientific Adviser.

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New Foresight project to investigate the future of mobility

New Foresight project to investigate the future of mobility

The project will explore the opportunities and implications arising from the future transport system in the UK.

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The Faraday Challenge: advice from Sir Mark Walport

The Faraday Challenge: advice from Sir Mark Walport

Advice to the Secretary of State for BEIS on how to harness UK capability in battery research to support the industrial strategy.

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Making sense of big data to improve the nationís defence, security and prosperity

Making sense of big data to improve the nationís defence, security and prosperity

Dstl challenges data scientists to solve real world challenges in first public competition

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Animal research: then and now

Animal research: then and now

Speech by Sir Mark Walport for the 80th Stephen Paget memorial lecture at Understanding Animal Researchís Openness Awards.

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Sir Mark Walport will lead UK Research and Innovation

Sir Mark Walport will lead UK Research and Innovation

Science minister Jo Johnson has announced that Prof Sir Mark Walport will be Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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Sir Mark Walport will lead UK Research and Innovation

Sir Mark Walport will lead UK Research and Innovation

Science minister Jo Johnson has announced that Prof Sir Mark Walport will be Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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UK to lead the way in quantum technologies

UK to lead the way in quantum technologies

A new report explores how the UK could benefit from quantum technologies.

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The value in waste

The value in waste

Exploring innovative technologies and collaborations that can turn waste into a valuable resource.

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The value in waste

The value in waste

Exploring innovative technologies and collaborations that can turn waste into a valuable resource.

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A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

The Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession has launched its new strategy at a special event at the Royal Society.

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New Foresight project launched on the future of the sea

New Foresight project launched on the future of the sea

The project will look at the important future trends, challenges and opportunities for the UK from the sea.

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New Foresight project launched on the future of the sea

New Foresight project launched on the future of the sea

The project will look at the important future trends, challenges and opportunities for the UK from the sea.

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New Foresight project to explore lifelong learning

New Foresight project to explore lifelong learning

The project will investigate the future of skills and lifelong learning in a digital age.

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How will we power the UK in the future?

How will we power the UK in the future?

The Government Chief Scientific Adviser begins a series of public talks exploring how we could power the UK in the future.

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Chancellor announces review into the future of financial technologies

Chancellor announces review into the future of financial technologies

Chancellor George Osborne has asked the Government Office for Science to examine how FinTech will evolve in the future.

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Growing our future: plant science to address global challenges and boost UK growth

Growing our future: plant science to address global challenges and boost UK growth

Plants may be rooted to the spot but, as well as providing†the food we eat, they can help make leaps in our understanding of the world.

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The new home on the web for the Government Office for Science

The new home on the web for the Government Office for Science

GOV.UK is the new place for information from GO-Science and Foresight.

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