Dr Patrick Vallance, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, challenges policy-makers not to forget the contribution that scientists and scientific evidence can make to solving policy problems.
The expert response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack involved Service personnel, multiple government departments, the emergency services and other public bodies working together to protect the public.
Charlie Stansfield from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) gives an insight into the little-known work of a world-leading forensic science facility in keeping the UK safe.
Pete Thompson is Deputy Chief Executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, a government agency that applies science and technology to the defence and security of the UK. How did he get there? I’ve had a varied and interesting …