WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Minister promises national plan for British science. // New Scientist;5/23/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1822, p5
Reports that William Waldegrave, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, is planning to produce a strategy for British science. He has yet to spell out the plan; His decision opens the way for Britain to develop a science policy similar to those abroad; The decision is the first major change of...
- The white heat of competition. // New Scientist;10/3/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1841, p3
Discusses what scientists can expect from the changes William Waldegrave plans for research funding. Competition is to be introduced; Discussion and dissent is vital; The scope for dislocation and confusion as one system changes to another is great.
- Maastricht cloud over Framework. // New Scientist;10/3/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1841, p8
Reveals that William Waldegrave, Britain's science minister, has reversed Britain's traditional policy of opposing increases in the budget of the European Commission's Framework program for research. He promised emergency money to bridge a hiatus in funding for Framework; Observers do not rate...
- Go ahead for Birmingham. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/1/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6763, p1235
Reports on the approval of the reorganization of hospitals in Birmingham by William Waldegrave, British Secretary of State for Health. Reduction of health districts by merging the south and central Birmingham authorities; Reconstruction of the children's hospital on the Queen Elizabeth site;...
- Simplify science? I'll drink to that. D.D. // Nature;4/29/1993, Vol. 362 Issue 6423, p781
Reports on William Waldegrave's challenge to the physics community at the annual conference of the Institute of Physics in Brighton, England. The need to promote public understanding of science addressed in the forthcoming White Paper (policy document) on science and technology; Details.
- Waldegrave's dilemma. // Nature;12/3/1992, Vol. 360 Issue 6403, p398
Opinion. Comments on William Waldegrave's decision to invite suggestions on the British white paper project from organizations including the government's own bodies active in the field. Plan to produce a white paper (policy statement) on research arrangements; Advisory Council on Science and...
- Waldegrave says White Paper will not seek radical changes. Dickson, David // Nature;3/25/1993, Vol. 362 Issue 6418, p282
Reports that, according to William Waldegrave, the cabinet minister responsible for science, the forthcoming White Paper (policy document) on British science and technology is likely to be evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Advisory Council on Science and Technology (ACOST); Office of...
- Defiant British minister. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;6/7/95, Vol. 87 Issue 134, p2
Reports the refusal of British minister William Waldegrave to resign on account of the criticism regarding his role in the scandal involving arms for Iraq.
- Christmas reading for the science minister. Brown, William // New Scientist;12/25/93 & 1/1/94, Vol. 140 Issue 1905/1906, p61
Reports on books included in the reading list of Great Britain's science minister William Waldegrave. Secret recordings from `Operation Epsilon'; `Chaos' and `Genius' by James Gleick; `The Language of Genes' by Steve Jones; Poetry and biography over the new year.