Baroness Greenfield

Crossbench Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • Children and Young People: Digital Technology - Motion to Take Note 17 Jan 2019

    I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Kidron, for the opportunity to speak in this timely debate. Having been a tutor in neuroscience at Oxford, and as CEO of a biotech company, Neuro-Bio, I shall focus on how digital technology influences brain function. Humans occupy more ecological niches than any other species on the planet because of our superlative ability, compared with any other animal, to...
  • Higher Education - Motion to Take Note 19 Jul 2018

    I add my welcome to the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Chichester and congratulate him on his insightful speech. I also congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Norton, on initiating this important debate. My personal experience of the higher education sector has been as a tutor and lecturer in medicine at Oxford University and also—until 2013—as Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, which...
  • Lifelong Learning - Question for Short Debate 16 Apr 2018

    I commend the noble Baroness, Lady Garden, on enabling this timely debate. For some 30 years I taught neuroscience at Oxford University, and take a keen interest in the evolving role of universities in the wider educational landscape. The benefits of lifelong learning are clear. Peer-reviewed reports show that lifelong learning raises the basic skills proficiency such that individuals respond...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 June 2001

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (7 Jun 2005 to 30 Nov 2007)

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