The Foundation for Science and Technology and Transforming Evidence were commissioned by the UK Science and Innovation Network to produce a report on the science advisory system in the UK, looking not just at government and parliament but also at those supplying evidence (such as universities) and the role of evidence brokers. The report sets out both what the system in the UK is, and also how it has developed over time. It looks at key roles (such as the Government Chief Scientific Advisor) and committees (such as the Science Advisory Group for Emergencies, SAGE) , and describes how science advice is funded.
The report was launched on 23 September 2021.
Hopkins, A., Foxen, S., Oliver, K. & Costigan, G. (2021) Science Advice in the UK. Foundation for Science and Technology & Transforming Evidence.
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