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Dr Lily Asquith joins SPEAC

Dr Lily Asquith

Dr Lily Asquith, Research Fellow for the Experimental Particle Physics Research Group, has been selected to join the Royal Society Science Policy Expert Advisory Committee (SPEAC). SPEAC is responsible for the overall direction of the Royal Society’s policy work and contributes to horizon scanning, scoping new projects, and sharpening its impact on science policy.

The appointment was made by the Royal Society’s Council. Lily was selected for her role as a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow and her experience as a Policy Associate on their Policy Secondment Programme. For the latter, she was seconded to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) over six months, working with the team focused on combatting the Illegal Wildlife Trade.

Read more about Lily's work on the Royal Society Policy Secondment Scheme: www.theguardian.com/science/life-and-physics/2018/jul/09/a-particle-physicist-in-whitehall

 


By: Justine Charles
Last updated: Thursday, 14 February 2019

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