The best way to keep up with news from the Government Office for Science is the Government Chief Scientific Adviser’s Twitter feed. Archived news stories can be found below.
15 Mar 2011
On Sunday 13th March Sir John Beddington convened a meeting of the Scientific Advice Group in Emergencies (SAGE) to advise on the current nuclear incident in Japan.
14 Mar 2011
Sir John Beddington has co-authored an article in the New York Times with President Obama's science advisor, John P. Holdren. The article discusses potential risks from space weather, which can affect human safety and economies anywhere on our vast wired planet, and remedies for dealing with those risks.
21 Dec 2010
UK and Iceland to exchange information and resources relating to volcanic eruptions in Iceland.
30 Nov 2010
During the first week of November 2010, members of Government Science & Engineering participated in a development scheme with research fellows from the Royal Society.
18 Oct 2010
Science Minister launches consultation on EU Framework Programme, inviting the UK’s Research and Development community.
11 Oct 2010
John Beddington has pledged his support for the 10:10 campaign.
8 Oct 2010
The GSE team has developed a new networking site for its members, hosted on the cross-government collaborative working tool Civil Pages.
22 Sep 2010
The Code of Practice for Scientific Advisory Committees (CoPSAC) sets out good practice in relation to the function and working of Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) that are sponsored by government.
25 Aug 2010
The Global Food and Farming Futures project began in November 2008, seeking an answer to the question: "How can a future global population of 9 billion people all be fed healthily and sustainably?"
25 Aug 2010
Whether it is power, water, rail, road, or communications, the importance of government engineers in creating and cultivating the services UK citizens take for granted becomes ever more acute, particularly in face of some of the challenges being posed to the nation including climate change, national security, and the aging national infrastructure.