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Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Evidence is published online at www.parliament.uk/eu-membership-and-uk-science-follow-up and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).

Evidence received by the Committee is listed below in chronological order of oral evidence session and in alphabetical order. Those witnesses marked with ** gave both oral evidence and written evidence. Those marked with * gave oral evidence and did not submit any written evidence. All other witnesses submitted written evidence only.

Oral evidence in chronological order


Professor Alex Halliday, Vice President, Physical Sciences Secretary, Royal Society

QQ 1–10


Lord Stern of Brentford, President, British Academy, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, London school of Economics


Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, President, the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)


Ms Sharon Witherspoon, Policy Chief, Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS)

QQ 11–19


Professor Philip Nelson, Chair, Research Councils UK (RCUK), Chief Executive, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)


Mr Ron Mobed, Chief Executive Officer, Elsevier


Professor Sir David Greenaway, Chair, the Russell Group, and Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham

QQ 20–34


Professor David Phoenix OBE, Chair, MillionPlus, and Vice-Chancellor, London South Bank University


Dr Patrick Vallance, President, Pharmaceuticals R&D, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)


Professor John Womersley, Chief Executive, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Chair, European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI)

QQ 35–44


Mr Phil Smith, Chairman of UK & Ireland, Cisco


Professor Dame Julia Slingo OBE, Chief Scientist, Met Office


Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Department for Education (DfE)

QQ 45–56


Mr Gareth Davies, Director General, Business and Science, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Alphabetical list of all witnesses


Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) (QQ 11–19)

Alzheimer’s Research UK and Alzheimer’s Society


Association of Innovation Research and Technology Organisations (AIRTO)


Brightwake Ltd



British Academy (QQ 1–10)

British Council


Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE)


Cancer Research UK



Cisco (QQ 35–44)

Professor Steven C. Cowley FRS FREng, President, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford



Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) (QQ 45–56)


Department for Education (DfE) (QQ 45–56)


Elsevier (QQ 11–19)


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) (QQ 20–34)

James Hutton Institute


KiWi Power


Mr James Lawford Davies, Hempsons



Met Office (QQ 35–44)



MillionPlus (QQ 20–34)


National Heritage Science Forum


Publishers Association



Research Councils UK (RCUK) (QQ 11–19)

Royal College of Physicians



Royal Society (QQ 1–10)


Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) (QQ 1–10)


Russell Group (QQ 20–34)

The Science Council



Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) (QQ 35–44)

Scientists for EU Campaign




University of Warwick


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