Response to the new Department for Science, Technology and Innovation
07 February 2023
Responding to the UK Government's announcement of the new Department for Science, Technology and Innovation, President of the Microbiology Society Professor Gurdyal Besra FRS said:
"The Microbiology Society and other membership charities represent the research and innovation community at large and can supply evidence-based advice and in-depth analysis of the sector to the government. The Society wishes to send a strong message of support to new the Department for Science, Technology and Innovation and Secretary of State the Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP. We would welcome the opportunity to join forces to tackle the world's biggest challenges - from antimicrobial resistance to climate change - and support the UK to become a world leader in research and innovation."