The Welsh Science Wishlist

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Type Media coverage
Period01 May 2016

Media contributions

TitleThe Welsh Science Wishlist
Media name/outletBBC Wales Science Cafe
CountryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Degree of recognitionNational
Media typeRadio
Date01 May 2016


An interview for BBC Radio Wales Science Cafe. The programme was ahead of the Welsh Government Elections in May 2016 and was to articulate The Welsh Science Wishlist for the incoming government. Iain Donnison gave the interview on wishes for the future environmental policy.

Science votes
The Welsh Government believes that science in Wales is world class. And on this programme we frequently trumpet the pioneering research at our universities. But is enough being done to build a strong and successful scientific community? Many in Wales are concerned that we are failing on science education and in preparing for the digital future. In this special edition of Science Café scientists reveal, for the policy makers, their wish lists. And ahead of next month's elections, the political parties outline their scientific priorities.