11th October 2020 Sonia Sodha The Guardian @guardian The ‘Great Barrington declaration’ makes claims about herd immunity that its signatories … Read More
What if the world’s leading scientists, policymakers and thought leaders collaborated on defining pathways to build back better and to bounce forward on issues of sustainability and social justice? IIASA and ISC have created a platform to allow this to happen. See their reports now!… Read More
INGSA/Koi Tū EXCLUSIVE COVID-19 has created a communication context for scientists. But what happens when differing forms of expertise and evidence offer competing understandings? And what happens when the public observe these disagreements?
A new survey looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s early- and mid-career researcher (EMCR) workforce has found significant effects on their mental health and productivity. The results have prompted a call for employers, governments and funding bodies to take action to support Australia’s future science leaders during this crucial time.… Read More
funders have enormous power to influence the direction of science. What tools do you have: co-funding, coordinated funding, ensuring a balance of efforts using all the knowledge disciplines by finding ways to support transdisciplinary research. These are all easy things to say and make a lot of sense. But the reality is that with few exceptions this does not occur.… Read More