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Science and Technology

This Cross-party group's purpose:

The purpose of the group is to promote opportunities for MSPs and the scientific community in Scotland to interact on issues of importance to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. 

Next meeting

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

The next meeting and AGM will be held on 13 December 2022 18.00-20.00 in Committee Room 4. Anyone wishing to attend must contact Stephanie Webb.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Stephanie Webb


Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Clare Adamson


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Brian Whittle

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Finlay Carson


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Galloway and West Dumfries (Constituency)

Murdo Fraser


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Paul O'Kane


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

Mrs Kathleen Hill
Mrs Sylvia McKay
Dr Allan Colquhoun 
Dr Fiona McNeill
Dr Kitty Meeks
Professor Verena Rieser
Mr Albert Kin
Mr Tim Hurst
Professor Derek Stewart
Professor Zoe Shipton
Professor William Sloan
Professor David Cole-Hamilton


The Royal Society of Edinburgh 
The Royal Society of Chemistry 
BT Scotland
Edinburgh Mathematical Society
Fraunhofer UK 
The Geological Society
Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage
Institute of Physics
James Hutton Institute 
Microbiology Society
Parliamentary Science and Technology Information Foundation
Skills Development Scotland
Physiological Society
Young Academy of Scotland 
Wave Energy Scotland
University of Edinburgh
University of Glasgow
Primary Science Teaching Trust
Association for Science Education 
British Computer Society
Technology Teachers Association
National Digital Services Team - NHS Education for Scotland
Uist Virtual Archaeology Project