science advice

Editorial

Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Catastrophic Failures of the Science-Policy Interface

By E. William Colglazier - 04/09/2020

Catastrophic failures of the science-policy interface in many countries and globally have led to disastrous outcomes for public health, the economy, and international collaboration. 

New Editorial

America’s Science Policy and Science Diplomacy After COVID-19

By E. William Colglazier - 06/28/2020

I believe that science policy and science diplomacy can play a key part in getting America back on track, but that first requires a candid assessment of what has gone wrong with our science advisory ecosystem and science-policy-society interface.

Article

Science Diplomacy: A Pragmatic Perspective from the Inside

As the significance of science diplomacy grows, ministries and international agencies will have to consider their respective functions and the scope of needed interactions between two very different domains: diplomacy and science.  

Article

Providing International Science Advice: Challenges and Checklists

This article focuses on a particular aspect of science advice: namely when foreign governments or institutions request science advice informally.

Editorial

The Art of Science Advice

By E. William Colglazier - 06/30/2016

How sure is sure enough when it comes to science advice? Our editor-in-chief caps the ​June issue of Science Diplomacy with a thoughtful discussion on the value judgments that are often in play for both scientists and governments.  

Perspective

Science & Technology Advice to Foreign Ministries

By Sumaya bint El Hassan - 05/09/2016
The Middle East faces many challenges, including the absence of a scientific community. Now more than ever, a scientific community is needed to contest identity politics with policies that are based on methodical reasoning.
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Building the Foundations for Scientific Advice in the International Context

By Yasushi Sato, Hirokazu Koi, and Tateo Arimoto - 09/22/2014

The effectiveness and impact of international science advisory systems grows in importance as national and international governing bodies increasingly make decisions that rely on global knowledge and can have far-reaching consequences.

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