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The Scottish Parliament Buildings, where many of the policy decisions affecting the institute are made. Bernt Rostad [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr.

Science is awesome, but how do you ensure your science is relevant? We got thinking about this after reading a comment piece offering tips on interpreting scientific claims published in Nature by Bill Sutherland and colleagues. The Guardian then produced a response listing tips academics should know about policy making.

In this episode of Naturally Speaking, the two James’ chat about communicating science into policy with colleagues from across the Institute. Asking: how do you link research with fisheries management? How does science inform rabies policy in the developing world? And how do we get scientific findings to policy makers?

With us to discuss these topics are: Sophie Elliott, David Bailey, Rodney Beard, Lisa Boden and Katie Hampson

Episode 14 – Linking science and policy

Posted by The Naturally Speaking Editors

A science pod-yssey and regular blog-yssey from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow

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