Video: cross-party science and engineering debate 2015

All the discussion from the Campaign for Science and Engineering’s annual discussion

January 21, 2015

The 2015 general election takes place in May, but what do we know about where the major political parties stand on science and engineering? What might be in store once the votes have been cast?

The Royal Society hosted the Campaign for Science and Engineering’s annual cross-party science ministers’ debate on 14 January.

Taking part are:

  • Greg Clark, minister for universities, science and cities
  • Julian Huppert, research scientist and Liberal Democrat MP
  • Liam Byrne, Labour shadow universities, science and skills minister

The debate was chaired by space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

You've reached your article limit

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 6 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Featured Jobs

Senior Lecturer: Architecture (Cultural Content) NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
Head of Department of Physics ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY
Research Assistant LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & POLITICAL SCIENCE LSE
Lecturer in University Study Skills UNIVERSITY OF HAFR AL BATIN

Most Commented

question marks PhD study

Selecting the right doctorate is crucial for success. Robert MacIntosh and Kevin O'Gorman share top 10 tips on how to pick a PhD

India, UK, flag

Sir Keith Burnett reflects on what he learned about international students while in India with the UK prime minister

Pencil lying on open diary

Requesting a log of daily activity means that trust between the institution and the scholar has broken down, says Toby Miller

Application for graduate job
Universities producing the most employable graduates have been ranked by companies around the world in the Global University Employability Ranking 2016
Construction workers erecting barriers

Directly linking non-EU recruitment to award levels in teaching assessment has also been under consideration, sources suggest