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Department for Exiting the European Union "consulting very extensively" on the impact of Brexit to the science sector, says top government adviser, after MPs urge the new department to take on a full-time expert
Exiting the European Union secretary David Davis is told he needs his own scientific adviser "to get the best possible" evidence base for Brexit
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
The former Energy and Climate Change chief scientist, who died earlier this year, taught his department how to do policymaking without the hot air – by making the process data-led, iterative and open
Energy secretary Amber Rudd leads tributes as former chief scientific advisor loses battle with stomach cancer
Government should be trialling use of distributed ledger technologies to improve welfare payments, according to a report published today
Professor Timothy Richard Dafforn – entrepreneur in residence for synthetic biology – is named as new chief scientific adviser for BIS at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Sir Mark Walport is to become the government’s next chief scientific adviser in April 2013, it has been announced. He was chosen via an open competition, and replaces Sir John Beddington.