The Role of Academies and Learned Societies in Science Advice

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room 310 (Hynes Convention Center)
Pearl Dykstra, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The presentation will focus on how best to involve science academies and learned societies in science advice. Academies gather the most eminent scientists across a wide range of disciplines, while disciplinary learned societies are also open to citizen scientists. However, delivering the best evidence at the right moment of the political process is not straight-forward and requires working at the interfaces – not only between science and policy, but also between science and science