fst journal - Foundation for Science and Technology

Sir Greg Winter: Turning inventions into medicines – and businesses. Sir John Savill: A ..... of the Apple Corporation said that: “Jobs understood the ..... for small companies, there is an expansion of the R&D Tax ...... lectured and published on software contracting and .... measured as the Resource Accounting and Budgeting ...
1MB Sizes 1 Downloads 312 Views


The Journal of the Foundation for Science and Technology Vo l u m e 2 0 , N u m b e r 8 , M a y 2 0 1 2

Sir John Enderby: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Research and innovation

Sir Adrian Smith: The intrinsic connection between research, innovation and growth Sir Tim Wilson: Business and universities in partnership Professor Andy Hopper: The creative power of disruption Professor Ric Parker: A strategy for growth – a response

Stimulating growth Sir Richard Lambert: The state of Higher Education Dr Graham Spittle: Innovation and economic growth Catherine Coates: How the Research Councils contribute to growth David Willetts MP: The role of Government

Climate adaptation Dr Rupert Lewis: From a scientific-certainty to a risk-based paradigm Sir Graham Wynne: Flood risk and water resources Tom Bolt: Insurance in a changing world

Women in STEM Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Still more to be achieved Dr Ellen Williams: A life in STEM Sir Adrian Smith: Encouraging a diversity of talent

Shale gas Malcolm Brinded: The gas supply revolution Professor Paul Stevens: The global potential of shale gas Professor Mike Stephenson: Shale gas risks

Antibodies Sir Greg Winter: Turning inventions into medicines – and businesses Sir John Savill: A tale of two revolutions Dr Neil Brewis: Collaboration is the way forward

Arctic development Charles Emmerson: A changing landscape





The Foundation for Science and Technology 10 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AH

THE FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Registered Charity No: 274727. A Company Limited by Guarantee No: 1327814

Telephone 020 7321 2220

PRESIDENT The Rt Hon the Lord Jenkin of Roding FRSE

Fax 020 7321 2221

VICE PRESIDENT The Earl of Shannon COUNCIL CHAIRMAN The Earl of Selborne GBE FRS President, The Royal Society Sir Paul Nurse PRS FMedSci President, The Royal Academy of Engineering Sir John Parker FREng President, British Academy Sir Adam Roberts KCMG PBA President, The Royal Society of Edinburgh Sir John Arbuthnott PRSE FMedSci President, The Academy of Medical Sciences Sir John Tooke PMedSci FRCP President, The Science Council Sir Tom Blundell FRS Chairman, EngineeringUK Dr Paul Golby CBE FREng Chairman, The Arts and Humanities Research Council Sir Alan Wilson FBA FRS Chairman, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Sir Tom Blundell FRS Chairman, The Economic and Social Research Council Dr Alan Gillespie CBE Chairman, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Dr Paul Golby CBE FREng Chairman, The Medical Research Council Sir John Chisholm FREng CEng FIEE Chairman, The Natural Environment Research Council Mr Edmund Wallis FREng Chairman, The Science and Technology Facilities Council Professor Michael Sterling FREng Chairman, The Technology Strategy Board Mr Phil Smith Professor Polina Bayvel FREng Sir Leszek Borysiewicz FRS FRCP FMedSci The Lord Broers FRS FREng Sir Geoffrey Chipperfield KCB The Lord Haskel Dr Geraldine Kenney-Wallace FRSC Sir David King KB FRS ScD The Lord Krebs Kt FRS FMedSci The Rt Hon the Lord Lloyd of Berwick DL Dr Mike Lynch OBE FREng Sir Rob Margetts CBE FREng The Lord May of Oxford OM AC Kt FRS FMedSci The Rt Hon Sir Brian Neill The Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve CBE FBA HonFRS FMedSci The Lord Oxburgh KBE FRS The Lord Rees of Ludlow OM Kt FRS HonFREng Dr Peter Ringrose The Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior FMedSci Dr Graham Spittle CBE Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci Sir Peter Williams CBE FREng FRS The Lord Willis of Knaresborough Dr Robert Hawley CBE DSc FRSE FREng (Deputy Chairman) Mr Patrick McHugh (Honorary Secretary) Mr Tony Quigley (Honorary Treasurer) CHIEF EXECUTIVE Professor Dougal Goodman FREng

Neither the Foundation nor the Editor