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Why should the taxpayer fund science and research?
The inaugural lecture of Professor Graeme Reid, Chair of Science and Research Policy, UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Research).
On 20 May 2014, Graeme Reid considered the issue of public funding for science and research research, exploring the long-standing arguments for the benefits of this, together with an overview of the current funding position and the UK's research performance. He explored some of the key benefits of publicly-funded research and the public's attitudes towards funding and concluded with a statement that it was time to consider increasing public funding for research by a third to half. View presentation.
Chaired by Dr Sarah Main, CASE
Dr Jack Stilgoe, UCL Science and Technology Studies
Malcolm Skingle, Director, Academic Liaison, Glaxo Smith Kline
Professor Evelyn Welch, Vice-Principal (Arts & Sciences), King's College London
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