APPENDIX 4: SEMINAR HELD AT THE HOUSE
OF LORDS |
29 November 2011
Members of the Sub-Committee present were Lord Broers,
Baroness Hilton of Eggardon, Lord Krebs, Lord Lucas, Baroness
Neuberger, Baroness Perry of Southwark, Lord Rees of Ludlow, Lord
Willis of Knaresborough (Chairman) and Lord Winston.
Presentations were heard from:
- Professor Sir William
Wakeham (Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and
the University of Exeter, Senior Vice-President and International
Secretary of the Royal Academy of Engineering): Introductions
to the higher education in STEM subjects landscape.
- (1) Dr Stephen Axford (Head of Science and
Society, BIS) and (2) Christopher Millward (Associate Director
and Skills Policy, HEFCE): The BIS view of higher education in
STEM subjects and sources of income in higher education institutions.
- Peter Bedford (Group SVP and Head of Talent,
ABB): Industry's perspective.
Professor David Maguire (Vice-Chancellor of
the University of Greenwich): Vice-Chancellor's perspective.