Workshops for Universities: A day at Durham University

Today, Newton’s Apple gave a workshop for staff and students at Durham University. In addition to the open workshops in Westminster, we regularly run workshops that are commissioned by Universities. Every so often, it is good to capture the action. This blog post contains some of the highlights in pictures.

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Our Chairman, Dr Michael Elves, giving an overview of science policy processes.

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Andrew Miller MP, Chair of the Commons Science and Technology Select Committee, giving and overview of Science in Parliament. This included some fascinating insights into the work of Select Committees.

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Chris DarbyHead of Energy and Earth Resources, Government Office for Science, explaining the complex web of Government Departments that use scientific evidence.

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The panel debate in full swing, including insights on the importance of learned societies and professional bodies from Dr Stephen Benn and a special case study from Dr Ian Gibson on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (2008).

Read more about Newton’s Apple workshops for Universities here.