Foundation for Science and Technology
The Foundation for Science and Technology is a forum in the United Kingdom for discussing policy issues that have a science, engineering or technology element. It is based in Carlton House Terrace, London, alongside the Royal Society and British Academy.
The Foundation is directed by a council that includes ex officio the heads of the Royal Society, The Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the British Academy, the Academy of Medical Sciences, EngineeringUK, The Science Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Medical Research Council, the Natural Environment Research Council, the Science and Technology Facilities Council, and the Technology Strategy Board. The chair of the Foundation's Council is John Palmer, 4th Earl of Selborne; the Chief Executive is Dr Dougal Goodman and the President is Patrick Jenkin, Baron Jenkin of Roding.
The Foundation publishes the FST Journal (previously known as "Technnology, Innovation and Society") and a Newsletter, and awards an annual prize (the Lord Lloyd of Kilgerran Award) to a person who has applied science and technology for the benefit of society.
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