Badgers and bees, tweets and trees: how scientist Ian Boyd has made the transition from academia to government

Professor Ian Boyd, appointed Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in September 2012, answers questions from Jill Rutter about his experiences so far. Q1. Why did you apply to be Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) at …

Road safety and the DVLA

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency doesn’t just collect road tax. By making better use of data and improving regulations it is helping improve road safety in the UK. The UK’s roads are safer than ever. According to the International …