It’s National Science Week and Australia is celebrating all things science and technology. Science plays an important role in public debate, and to reflect this, Policy Forum is delving into science policy in this special InFocus section. To kick us off, Maya Bhandari looks at the challenges scientists face in the policy-making world.
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This week on the Policy Forum Pod, we put science and science policy under the microscope and wonder where it was in the recent Australian election campaign. We also take a look at whether the long-term vision needed to tackle the big science challenges of our time can ever stand up to the short-termism that dominates the country’s politics.
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