Watch online: 'Why governments need scientists' with Sir Patrick Vallance, 21 Feb
26 January 2024
Policy Engagement Public Engagement - training
Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor during the covid pandemic shares his experience to address the question “Why Governments need Scientists”.
Sir Patrick Vallance was the UK Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor during the covid pandemic and had a higher public profile than any other scientist in that position. His experience gives him a unique perspective to address the question “Why Governments need Scientists”.
The talk is hosted by the OMS Director, Sir Charles Godfray, and the Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, Sir Andrew Pollard.
In person attendance is fully booked, but by registering you can join the waiting list, and watch online live or on demand.
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