Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies - Science and Technology Committee Contents


Glossary


ACMDAdvisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
BGSBritish Geological Survey
BISDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills
BMABritish Medical Association
BNSCBritish National Space Centre
BSEBovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
CAACivil Aviation Authority
CBRNchemical, biological, radiological and nuclear
CCCCivil Contingencies Committee
CCSCivil Contingencies Secretariat
CESGCommunications Electronics Security Group
CMEcoronal mass ejection
CMOChief Medical Officer
COCabinet Office
COBRCabinet Office Briefing Room
COMAHControl of Major Accident Hazards
ConopsConcept of Operations
CoPSACCode of Practice for Scientific Advisory Committees
CPNICentre for the Protection of National Infrastructure
CRRCommunity Risk Register
CSAChief Scientific Adviser
CSOCCyber Security Operations Centre
CTCCounter-Terrorist Check
DADevolved Administration
DDoSdistributed denial of service
DEFRADepartment for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DHDepartment of Health
DoSdenial of service
DSTLDefence Science and Technology Laboratory
DVDeveloped Vetting
ECDCEuropean Centre for Disease Control and Prevention
ESAEuropean Space Agency
GCHQGovernment Communications Headquarters
GCSAGovernment Chief Scientific Adviser
GCSEAGovernment Chief Scientific and Engineering Adviser
GCSSGovernment Chief Social Scientist
GO ScienceGovernment Office for Science
HPAHealth Protection Agency
HSCHorizon Scanning Centre
ICAOInternational Civil Aviation Authority
IEDimprovised explosive device
JCVIJoint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation
LGALocal Government Association
LGDLead Government Department
MODMinistry of Defence
MRCMedical Research Council
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NDPBNon-Departmental Public Body
NERCNatural Environment Research Council
NHSNational Health Service
NIMRNational Institute for Medical Research
NRANational Risk Assessment
NRRNational Risk Register
OCSOffice of Cyber Security
OCSIAOffice of Cyber Security and Information Assurance
OGCIOOffice of the Government Chief Information Officer
PHSPublic Health Service
RASRoyal Astronomical Society
RCUKResearch Councils UK
RRRRegional Risk Register
SACScientific Advisory Committee
SAGScientific Advisory Group on Pandemic Influenza
SAGEScientific Advisory Group in Emergencies
SAPERScientific Advisory Panel on Emergency Response
SCSecurity Check
SEPsolar energetic particle
SITREPCabinet Office Situation Report
SMCScience Media Centre
SPIScientific Pandemic Influenza Advisory Committee
SSASpace Situational Awareness
UKSAUK Space Agency
WHOWorld Health Organisation




 
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