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Lord Browne replaces Nancy Rothwell on PM’s S&T body

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Browne will co-chair the Council for Science and Technology alongside Patrick Vallance

Senior academic Nancy Rothwell is making way for businessman and peer John Browne as co-chair of the prime minister’s Council for Science and Technology, the government’s highest-level advisory body on science.

The government announced on 30 April that Rothwell, the president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manchester, was departing after a decade in post.

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