Professor Robert Bowman, Head of the School of Mathematics and Physics, has been appointed as a member of the Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC).
The Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC) is Scotland's top science advisory organisation, providing independent advice and recommendations to the Scottish Government – informing policy development and delivery across all areas – thereby helping to further improve Scotland's standing as a science and innovation nation and supporting its Economic Strategy's goals of increasing competitiveness and tackling inequality.
Speaking on his appointment, Professor Bowman commented: "I am delighted to have been appointed as a member of the Scottish Science Advisory Council. Working alongside the other academics, I look forward to providing expert advice which will inform the Scottish Government on how science can be used to inform policy."
Announced on Monday 4 November 2019, the full list of new members to the SSAC includes:
The new members will serve for a period of three years, from 1 December 2019 to 30 November 2022.
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