The past, present and future of the Chief Scientific Advisor

Wilsdon, James (2014) The past, present and future of the Chief Scientific Advisor. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2014 (3). pp. 293-299. ISSN 1867-299X

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This paper explores the evolution of the Chief Scientific Advisor role, from its origins in the US and UK, to its increasing popularity in other national and international contexts. It distils some of the lessons learned in recent years about the strengths and limitations of the CSA model. And it reflects on what the recent argument over a European Commission CSA reveals about the politics and prospects for scientific advice.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: science policy, scientific advice, European Commission, evidence, public policy
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science
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Depositing User: James Wilsdon
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2014 08:46
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 07:01

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