The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS), established in December 2007, provides independent advice on the Agency's governance and use of science.
The Committee's work includes horizon scanning, science governance, developing good practice and informing science priorities.
The GACS comprises an independent Chair, four independent expert members, two lay members and the Chairs of the nine scientific advisory committees, that advise the Agency, who are members of GACS in an ex officio capacity.
The GACS is supported by a Secretariat provided by the Food Standards Agency.
For further information on the GACS please contact:
Area 3B, Aviation House
London WC2B 6NH
tel: 020 7276 8277
fax: 020 7276 8289
GACS open meeting : Monday 11 March 2013
The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) is issuing an open invitation to its 11th meeting, which will be held in London on Thursday 21 March 2013. More