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Following Heather Douglas’ participation in the 2nd International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) Conference in Brussels, Belgium she has written an essay on principles for science advisors published at the INGSA blog.
Heather was invited to participate in the INGSA workshop on principles for science advice. She also spoke at the conference on “Science and Policy-Making: Towards a New Dialogue". At the meeting of over 600 people from 72 countries hosted by the European Commission, she gave a talk on “Citizens and Science Advice.” Slides for the talk can be found here.
For more details about the principles for science advice discussion, fellow participant Paul Cairney wrote a summary of all the different directions one could go with such principles, as well as ideas about principles (including Heather’s own perspective) here.
Before going to Brussels, Heather was interviewed by Jim Brown for the CBC radio program 'The 180' on science literacy. The interview can be found here.