Science policy

Science advice for policy is here to stay

COVID-19 has brought science to the forefront of policymaking around the world, and science advisers have become minor celebrities. Now, the public demands the experts are consulted, says Canada’s chief science adviser

25 Feb 2021

Biden puts science at the top of his agenda

On eve of inauguration, the US president-elect raises chief scientist to a cabinet-level position, and vows a return to the Paris climate accord ‘with the urgency the science demands’

19 Jan 2021