Kroto and culture minister to speak at RSA

September 12, 1997

Nobel prize-winning chemist Sir Harry Kroto and culture secretary Chris Smith are among the speakers at a consultation on plans to establish a National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts hosted by the Royal Society of Arts in London today. The proposal, outlined in the white paper The People's Lottery, offered a new way of supporting public education in science and the arts, said Rory Coonan of the Nesta working group that devised the idea. "Nesta will complement, not replace, what other bodies do," he said.

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