Tag: Government Science and Engineering

7th March 2017 Tokyo

Elizabeth Hogden

by Elizabeth Hogben

Head of Science and Innovation (Japan), British Embassy Tokyo

Involve patients, harness new technologies, share data: future prospects for UK and Japan research partnerships to tackle dementia

Dementia is not an inevitable consequence of ageing…. and yet it is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide. Japan as a┬ásociety is wrestling with the effects of a┬árapidly ageing population, where the number of people with dementia is forecast to rise to more than 7 million by 2025. […]

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8th February 2013 Toronto, Canada

Making the most of scientists and engineers in government

The UK government employs a lot of scientists and engineers, often in positions not directly related to their professional training. In order to take advantage of possibly-underused skills and push evidence-based policy, the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) community was set up in 2008. It is open to any civil servant with a science or […]

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