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Appointment of Chief Scientific Advisor

(c) EU

President Barroso has today appointed the Commission's first Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Anne Glover saying: "I believe her outstanding background and calibre will bring invaluable expertise to the Commission. She has a strong track record in leading the Scottish Science Advisory Committee which made her the standout candidate for this post." The Chief Scientific Advisor will provide advice directly to the President, and will give regular updates on major scientific and technological developments.

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