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Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Advisor appointment

08 November 2017

Dr Patrick Vallance has been appointed as the new Government Chief Scientific Adviser. Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society commented:

“Dr Patrick Vallance’s broad experience across both academia and industry makes him an excellent choice for the post, particularly as science and innovation sit right at the heart of the Government’s industrial strategy.

“The science and innovation being done in our universities, research institutions and businesses are among our greatest strengths and it is vital that we capitalise on this for the future.”