Opinion: Science policy through public engagement

Rafael Loureiro*, Omer Markovitch*, Crystal S. Riley, H. James Cleaves , Haritina Mogoșanu, Ivan G. Paulino-Lima, Jeffrey J. Marlow, Sanjoy M. Som

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While tensions may lay between science and policy, we argue that dissemination and public engagement are key in alleviating those perceived tensions. Science being valued by society results in fact-based policy-making being demanded by constituents. Constituents’ demands will yield representatives who are familiar with the scientific process and research to inform policy decisions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)890–891
JournalScience and Public Policy
Issue number6
Early online date3-Sep-2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 3-Sep-2020

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