27–28 April 2022
in Brussels and online
A CONFERENCE BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S SCIENTIFIC ADVICE MECHANISM
Science advice must deliver fast. But this challenge puts science for policy under pressure.
- It must be clear and direct, even when the evidence is complex, incomplete, uncertain and controversial.
- It must maintain the highest standards of independence, even while working closely with policymakers.
- It must stay true to the values of science in a politically and socially complex world.
In other words, science advice must reconcile certainty with speed, clarity with caution, and neutrality with political acumen. Is any of this even possible?
More details: Science advice under pressure – a conference by the Scientific Advice Mechanism
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