David Willetts visits the National Graphene Institute in Manchester which will be the UK's national centre for research into graphene. Read more about David Willetts visits the National Graphene Institute
David Willetts responds on behalf of the Government to the North East Independent Economic Review, an independent review of the economy in the North East local enterprise partnership area. Read more about North East Independent Economic Review
David Willetts answers back bench MPs’ questions on topics including protection of the Medical Research Council budget, the Department’s export week campaign and encouraging local enterprise partnerships to work more closely with further education colleges. Read more about Business, Innovation and Skills Questions
David Willetts attended the opening of the new Jonas Webb Building at their Research Campus in Cambridge. Read more about David Willetts attends opening of new facilities at the Barbraham Research Campus
David Willetts responds to a back bench MP’s debate calling for above-inflation funding for science and research for the next 15 years.
David Willetts meets Loughborough College students and announces the first ever Higher Apprenticeship in space engineering. He praises the programme developed by Loughborough College in association with the National Space Academy. Read more about David Willetts announces Higher Apprenticeship in space engineering
David Willetts writes for the Huffington Post in National Science and Engineering Week...
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It may not be a new message but it is one of ever-growing importance - scientists and engineers are vital to our economy and society. Their knowledge and skills are in high demand across a range of sectors, from manufacturing to financial services and everything in between. Read more about The Importance of Science and Engineering Education to Our Society Is Ever-Growing
David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, with staff at the European Space Agency Centre in ESTEC (Netherlands) looking at the prototype Exo-Mars rover. Read more about MP visits European Space Research and Technology Centre in the Netherlands
David Willetts speaks to Genesis 2012 at the QE II Conference Centre in Westminster.
“This really is an exciting time to be discussing the prospects for life sciences in the UK. We have a positive story to tell – right up to the announcements of the past week, with more than £100 million of dedicated funding for life sciences capital in the Autumn Statement and the pioneering genomics programme confirmed by the Prime Minister in Cambridge on Monday, which comes with up to £100 million more. Read more about Strategy for UK Life Sciences – One Year On