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Track-and-trace app being trialled now will do "heavy lifting" once social-distancing measures are lifted, science adviser says
Vallance also announced he had appointed a chief scientific adviser to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
The government chief scientific adviser reflects on his career to date and strengthening how science and policy work together in the civil service
Independent study will form part of new strategy launched by chief scientist Sir Mark Walport (pictured) which aims to put specialists at the heart of government decision-making