|Stood on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street before attending Tony Blair’s reception for young scientists.|
From the press release:
“The PM told them that science was vitally important to the future of Britain, which should be a magnet for attracting the best people in the field. The event, part of National Science and Engineering Week, celebrated those who inspire other young people to become the scientists of tomorrow - including science and engineering ambassadors. Other guests included those who have made breakthroughs in medicine, transport and new technology.”
The Prime Minister said: "Science is vitally important to the future of Britain. We have to be a magnet for scientific endeavour, attracting the best people and turning scientific knowledge into commercial enterprise. We need our young people today to embrace science and to realise that a career in science is an exciting prospect. These scientists provide the advice and practical examples to truly inspire.