School Seminar - Dr Claire Craig - The Royal Society - Title: How does government listen to scientists?

28 May 2019, 1.00 PM - 28 May 2019, 2.00 PM

Dr Claire Craig, The Royal Society

Room G25, Reynolds Lecture Theatre, School of Earth Sciences, Wills Memorial Building

We are pleased to welcome Dr Claire Craig from The Royal Society, who will be delivering the School Seminar:-

Title: How does government listen to scientists?

Abstract:

National governments may have less immediate power than they used to but, in matters large and small, someone somewhere often has to make a decision that will affect many lives. The Ministers making those decisions are human too, and what we know about how science works in government can tell us a lot about its place in wider public debates. Making decisions today, based on evidence from the past, in order to change the future: what could possibly go wrong?

All staff and students welcome.

Contact information

For further information, please contact Dr James Drewitt.

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