Robin Grimes

Robin Grimes

FCO Chief Scientific Adviser

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16th November 2016 London, UK

Robin Grimes

by Robin Grimes

FCO Chief Scientific Adviser

Edging forward with the UK-Japan nuclear dialogue

The UK and Japan share certain characteristics. They are both proud island nations with a strong seafaring tradition.  Their citizens are often considered somewhat reserved by others but are well known to enjoy the shared experience of team sports. Importantly for us, there has been a long tradition of seeking excellence in science and technology […]

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30th August 2016 London, UK

Robin Grimes

by Robin Grimes

FCO Chief Scientific Adviser

Athletes go gold at Rio … but gold doesn’t react!

The UK’s recent success at the Olympics showed how working collectively as a team, we can achieve greatness, despite being a relatively small nation.  In Government, we understand that used carefully, sporting prowess can be a source of soft power for the UK, as are many other sectors of which we are proud: fashion, film […]

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