Mark Walport

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First reported 13 mins ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 1 reports

Ebola virus 'potential threat' to UK

The Ebola virus and other deadly foreign diseases are a "potential major threat" to Britain, government's chief scientist has warned.Sir Mark Walport told the Daily Telegraph Ebola was a threat because of how "interconnected" the world is now.Public Health ... [Published BBC - 13 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 3 reports

UK border staff on ebola red alert

Press Association  –Health professionals are being urged to keep vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus amid fears that it could spread to the UK.Public Health England has briefed border officials and airport staff on the symptoms and issued an ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Flood pump failed for two hours

A flood pump in Canvey Island broke down for two hours - despite previous claims the system was only out of action for a matter of minutes.More than 200 homes were flooded on Canvey Island in Essex after 2.3in (6cm) of rain fell on Sunday.On Monday, the ... [Published BBC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Government's Chief Scientific Advisor gives evidence on priorities for scientific research

22 July 2014Lords Science and Technology Committee investigates ahead of forthcoming UK Science and Innovation StrategyBackgroundProfessor Sir Mark Walport, the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, will on Tuesday 22 July give evidence to the Lords ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Honorary degrees for South West stalwarts

THE University of Exeter is bestowing key figures from the South West region with Honorary Degrees this week, among 14 Honorary Graduates.Kicking off proceedings was Tony Rowe OBE, Chief Executive and Chairman of Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club and also South ... [Published This is the West Country - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Two Ministers to Replace 'Two Brains'

The universities and science minister, David 'Two Brains' Willetts, has resigned . David Cameron has had to replace him with two ministers.Greg Clark takes over Willetts' old brief, and George Freeman will be the UK's first 'Minister for Life Sciences'. ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Map reveals worldwide impacts of climate change

(Nanowerk News) Scientists from the University of Southampton have helped to create a new map, which shows the impact climate change could have on the whole planet by the end of the century, if carbon emissions continue to increase. The , launched at ... [Published Nanowerk - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

University of Exeter announces 2014 honorary degree recipients

Baroness Doreen Lawrence will receive an honorary degree from the University of ExeterComments (0)A celebrated justice campaigner and an internationally renowned film maker are among the fourteen notable individuals who will be awarded an honorary degree ... [Published Western Morning News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Europe’s new braintrust: Network of chief science advisers to forge an ever–closer “empirical union”

A team of high-level advisers across Europe have joined forces to improve scientific consensus between countries and press upon their governments the need to strengthen the use of evidence when making new policy.Anne Glover, chief scientific adviser to ... [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Evidence-based Union? A new alliance for science advice in Europe

Anne Glover, chief scientific adviser to the president of the European Commission, speaking recently at an EU technology summit. Photograph: OB-Pic 043/Flickr David Cameron’s increasingly forlorn efforts to block Jean-Claude Juncker continue to generate ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on climate change mitigation

Britain's chief scientist called for researchers to speak out about the risks and benefits of different strategies for tackling climate change before national policies are set.Sir Mark Walport, the government's top science adviser, said the climate change ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 2 reports

Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom

Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom - Submit an Abstract and Join Him! ... [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
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Ebola virus 'potential threat' to UK [Published BBC - 13 mins ago]
UK border staff on ebola red alert [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 1 hour ago]
Deadly Ebola virus a threat to whole of Europe,... [Published Irish Independent - 5 hours ago]
Ebola outbreak: deadly foreign diseases are 'po... [Published Telegraph - 10 hours ago]
Flood pump failed for two hours [Published BBC - Jul 25 2014]
Government's Chief Scientific Advisor gives evi... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Jul 22 2014]
Honorary degrees for South West stalwarts [Published This is the West Country - Jul 20 2014]
Two Ministers to Replace 'Two Brains' [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 17 2014]
Map reveals worldwide impacts of climate change [Published Nanowerk - Jul 17 2014]
Map reveals worldwide impacts of climate change [Published Bdnews24.com - Jul 17 2014]
World: New Map Reveals Worldwide Impacts of Cli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
News story: New Map Reveals Worldwide Impacts o... [Published Department for Transport - Jul 16 2014]
Ban neonicotinoids now to avert another silen... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 15 2014]
University of Exeter announces 2014 honorary de... [Published Western Morning News - Jul 11 2014]
University of Exeter toasts summer graduands [Published Exeter University - Jul 11 2014]
Exeter Express and Echo published Exeter honora... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Jul 11 2014]
Agriculture can resolve our ecological woes [Published Farming Monthly - Jul 09 2014]
UK Government Utterly Fails to Communicate Abou... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jun 30 2014]
Crop breeding technologies workshop – my perspe... [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Jun 27 2014]
MPs and peers focus on science for a day [Published Institute of Physics - Jun 26 2014]
Europe’s new braintrust: Network of chief scien... [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - Jun 26 2014]
World’s scientific advisers plan closer collabo... [Published RSC - Jun 26 2014]
Climate scientists need professional body to co... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jun 24 2014]
Evidence-based Union? A new alliance for scienc... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
Evidence-based Union? A new alliance for scienc... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on c... [Published Green (Living) Review - Jun 19 2014]
UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on c... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 12 2014]
Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
AGI Announces Sir Mark Walport as Keynote Speak... [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
Plans to stop practical science work counting t... [Published Times Education Supplement - May 21 2014]
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World: New Map Reveals Worldwide Impacts of Cli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: Government of the United KingdomCountry: World The Foreign and Commonwealth Office today launched a new map to show the impact of global climate change. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office today launched a new map to show the impact climate ...
Crop breeding technologies workshop – my perspe... [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Jun 27 2014]
There are many global challenges where crops have an important role to play – the prediction that the world’s population is predicted to increase from 7 billion now to 9 billion in 2050 (PDF) , demand for meat will increase by 40% by 2025 and the fact ...
UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on c... [Published Green (Living) Review - Jun 19 2014]
It's time to move on from the basics of whether global warming is happening to how best to respond, says chief science adviser Britain's chief scientist has called for researchers to speak out about the risks and benefits of strategies for tackling ...
Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
Sir Mark Walport will be Keynote for GeoCom - Submit an Abstract and Join Him! ...
AGI Announces Sir Mark Walport as Keynote Speak... [Published ContingencyToday - Jun 06 2014]
AGI Announces Sir Mark Walport as Keynote Speaker for GeoCom '14 ...
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