New report sets out a series of recommendations to put science and engineering at the heart of government policy.
A new joint report from the Government Office for Science with HM Treasury sets out a series of recommendations to put science and engineering at the heart of government policy.
Science is crucial for the success of the country and plays a vital role in government, providing the evidence and support we need to achieve impact in policy-making and operations. It ensures government is resilient against shocks and emergencies, and equips us to capitalise on the emerging opportunities that technology provides.
The review Realising our ambition through science assesses government’s current science and engineering capabilities and recommends how best to use these to meet future challenges.
Sir Patrick Vallance, government Chief Scientific Adviser recently said:
There is an opportunity to recharge and redefine science capability in government to improve the evidence base for decisions and create opportunities for innovation and growth.
We need to drive the changes that are required for us to realise our ambitions as a government by creating an expert, efficient and leading S&T system.
Key recommendations include:
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