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Innovating Interchange: STEM Futures Partner event

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  STEM Futures is a knowledge-exchange scheme which brings together cross-sector partners to develop science-skills capability. In March 2024, we hosted the first STEM Futures Innovating Interchange event, focusing on developing capability through cross-sector knowledge exchange.  It was fantastic to see …

Reflections on the first year as Head of the Government Science and Engineering Profession

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Dear GSE members, it has now been one year since I took on the best job in the world, the role of Government Chief Scientific Adviser, with the remit to advise the Prime Minister and government on all things related …

SEO Policy Advisors – Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) Preparedness and Response, Government Office for Science

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The Government Office for Science works at the heart of Government, ensuring policies and decisions are informed by the best scientific evidence and strategic long-term thinking. It's an exciting time to join the organisation; we have outstanding and high-profile positions …

GSE Leadership Values: Masterclass review

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The GSE Profession delivered its first Masterclass on GSE Leadership Values in London on 12 February 2024. Professor Andrew Curran (HSE) facilitated the event alongside four key SCS speakers: Robert Bradburne (Defra), Natasha Grant (CO), Damitha Adikaari (DESNZ), and Mary …

Enhancing Science and Engineering Capability: A Year of the GSE Awareness Courses

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As we approach the one-year anniversary of the GSE Awareness Level Courses, we reflect on the impact they’ve had in shaping science and engineering capability across government. Your feedback has been instrumental in improving these courses, and we’re excited to …

Time for Action as NPL Outreach does British Science Week

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Andrew Hanson and Louise Gibbons, NPL The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK's National Metrology Institute, developing and maintaining the national primary measurement standards, as well as collaborating with international partners to maintain a global system of measurement. As …