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My Picks in Science Policy April 1st – 8th

By | April 10, 2017

Why does it matter that the President has no Science Advisor? One of the positions that remains unfilled in the Trump white house is that of science advisor. In this article, Obama’s science advisor, John P. Holdren, goes into what the presidential science advisor does, what the history of the role is, and why the… Read More »

The best reads in Science Policy 02/20/17–02/27/17

By | March 7, 2017

1. AAAS stands with the March for Science My own feelings towards the March for Science have been very mixed. I think it’s important for scientists to be active in the name of science, but I worry about tying science to partisanship. Even though the organizers have stated the march is “not about scientists or politicians”, it’s… Read More »