• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:39 GMT, Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Pfizer closure 'not about strength of UK science'

The closure of drug company Pfizer's UK base in Kent has dismayed the science community with the loss of 2,400 jobs and wider implications for the research sector.

Dr Richard Pike, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Science Minister David Willetts discuss what the closure means for the UK's science policy.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific