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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. 

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Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Alfie Gaffney


Involved in the group

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

Current Members

Adamson, Clare

Clare Adamson


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Whittle, Brian

Brian Whittle

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Carson, Finlay

Finlay Carson


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Galloway and West Dumfries (Constituency)

Fraser, Murdo

Murdo Fraser


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

O'Kane, Paul

Paul O'Kane


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

Mrs Kathleen Hill

Mrs Sylvia McKay

Dr Allan Colquhoun

Mr Albert King

Professor Derek Stewart

Professor Zoe Shipton

Professor William Sloan

Professor David Cole-Hamilton


The Royal Society of Edinburgh - secretary

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




Wave Energy Scotland

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

Primary Science Teaching Trust

Association for Science Education

British Computer Society


Group work


Annual return / report

Annual return / report