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Two University of Oxford researchers swapped lab coats for legislation when they paired up with two members of parliament who are key to decisions about science in the UK.

Dr Jessica Ash, from the University’s Department of Psychiatry visited MP George Freeman, the life sciences minister, at the House of Commons for a week in Westminster. At the same time, Dr Matthew Levy, from the Department of Physics, was hosted by Oxford MP and commons science and technology committee chair, Nicola Blackwood.

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