Mark Walport

Type: Person
Name: Mark Walport
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Living with Minerals 5

- 15:33CBI Minerals Group conference to take place at QEII Conference Centre in London on 17 NovemberTHE CBI Minerals Group is the only organization in the UK that represents all the mineral extraction industries other than oil and gas. The Group’s primary ... [Published Agg-Net - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

National Institute for Materials Research and Innovation plan welcomed

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has welcomed plans for a new National Institute for Materials Research and Innovation in the north of England.Chief scientific adviser Mark Walport has been considering options for the centre in response to the ... [Published Works Management - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Osborne pushes northern materials science ‘powerhouse’

The latest phase of plans for a "northern powerhouse" to drive scientific innovation was announced by George Osborne today.The Chancellor welcomed the proposals for a National Institute for Materials Research and Innovation, based in the north of England, ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

£60m graphene centre for Manchester

The University of Manchester is to build a £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), which will be partially funded by an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company. The centre is to complement the UK National Graphene Institute at the university ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Northern Powerhouse science plans set out by Chancellor

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne today (Wednesday 10 September) welcomed ambitious plans for a potential major new National Institute for Materials Research and Innovation in the north of England.Chief Scientific Adviser Mark Walport has been ... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

AGI announce speakers for this year’s GeoCom conference

The AGI are pleased to announce the list of speakers for this year’s GeoCom conference: The Changing Face of Geo.Keynotes include Sir Mark Walport (Chief Government Scientist); Prof. Tim Broyd (Professor of Built Environment Foresight at University College ... [Published Location Source - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Top UK scientist: Why governments need advice

Sir Mark Walport, the UK Government's chief scientific adviser, is in Auckland this week for the Science Advice to Governments summit.The UK Government's chief scientific adviser - a role that partly inspired the establishment of such a position here ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament pledges £1.6m to Internet of Things development

ShutterstockA UK consortium that plans to develop a universal specificationfor the internet of things has been awarded £1.6 million by thegovernment't innovation agency.HyperCat was launched inJune of this year by UK companies Flexeye and 1248, both ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Chancellor announces review into the future of financial technologies

Speaking at the launch of the new industry body ‘Innovate Finance’ on Wednesday 6 August, the Chancellor said:I am today asking one of our best scientists, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport, to lead a review into the future of ... [Published Department for Transport - Aug 14 2014]
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First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

RAF 'on standby' to bring back infected Brits

The Royal Air Force’s Infection Prevention Control Team is likely to be placed on standby to collect UK citizens and return them to Britain in quarantine conditions if they are infected with Ebola The Royal Air Force could be called in to bring back UK ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 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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Walport added: "this proposal for a national institute for materials research and innovation is based in the north but has national scope, integrating strengths across the uk in academia and industry, and must be able to operate at a scale that no one university can achieve alone."

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Living with Minerals 5 [Published Agg-Net - 14 hours ago]
National Institute for Materials Research and I... [Published Works Management - Sep 12 2014]
Osborne pushes northern materials science ‘powe... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
News story: Northern Powerhouse science plans s... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 10 2014]
£60m graphene centre for Manchester [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 10 2014]
AGI announce speakers for this year’s GeoCom co... [Published Location Source - Sep 01 2014]
Top UK scientist: Why governments need advice [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Parliament pledges £1.6m to Internet of Things ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
News story: Chancellor announces review into th... [Published Department for Transport - Aug 14 2014]
Beating Ebola in a global village [Published Thought Leader - Aug 14 2014]
Government pledges support for UK FinTech [Published TechUK - Aug 11 2014]
Unachukwu: Ebola: Reality of an interconnected ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 11 2014]
New report challenges government to devolve dec... [Published Out-Law.com - Aug 06 2014]
First GM crops enriched with nutrients ready fo... [Published Telegraph - Aug 05 2014]
Drivers conned by the diesel drivel [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
RAF 'on standby' to bring back infected Brits [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
Ebola: what is the real risk to the UK? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
Ebola outbreak: Virus "very serious threat" to ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
Ebola outbreak: deadly foreign diseases are 'po... [Published Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
World: New Map Reveals Worldwide Impacts of Cli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Crop breeding technologies workshop – my perspe... [Published Professor Douglas Kell's blog - Jun 27 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]
Warning over 'privatisation' of environmental s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 28 2014]
Leading scientists attack end of link between A... [Published Times Education Supplement - Apr 09 2014]
Will the medical establishment stop investing i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 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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