Policy Lunchbox events offer free monthly seminars, which cover various areas of education and science policy topics. The events are organised in partnership by the Biochemical Society, British Ecological Society, Royal Society of Biology, Society for Applied Microbiology, Society for Experimental Biology and Microbiology Society.
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26 September 2017 Engaging young people with science: a 'science capital' approach with Professor Louise Archer from UCL Institute of Education
Previous events (The videos of the events are available on our Facebook page)
20 July "Unlocking teacher development with David Weston, Teacher Development Trust" with David Weston from the Teacher Development Trust
24 May "The Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing: Why is it relevant and how to comply" with Katie Beckett from the Access and Benefit Sharing team at Regulatory Delivery
24 March "Industrial Strategy consultation" Tom Gelderd, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
14 February "What makes a good consultation response" Martin Smith, House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
17 November "Brexit: what is happening inside Government?" Oliver Ilott, Institute for Government
13 July Anthony McDonnell, AMR Review
10 June Steve Miller, Responsible Research Innovation, UCL
20 May Lenna Cumberbatch, Royal Society
18 April Ed Potton, House of Commons Library
22 March Ross Hudson, HEFCE
25 February Newton’s Apple: bridging the gap between scientists and lawmakers, Dr Stephen Benn, Parliamentary Affairs Director at the Royal Society of Biology and a Trustee of Newton’s Apple.
In the past we have also had speakers from Government Office for Science, Science is Vital, Science Media Centre, CaSE, Parliament’s Outreach Service, Royal Society, Social Mobility Foundation and other organisations.