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A Collaboratively-Derived Science-Policy Research Agenda- 4o Key Unanswered Questions

Monday, March 12th, 2012

A group of scientists, policy experts and policy-makers, led by scientists at the University of Cambridge have created a list of 40 “key unanswered questions” in science policy. The list has been published in PLoS ONE. The questions have been organized in the following categories: understanding the role of scientific evidence in policymaking; framing questions, sourcing evidence and advice, shaping research; advisory systems and networks; policy making under conditions of uncertainty and disagreement; democratic governance of scientific advice; and, how do scientists and policy makers understand expert advisory processes?