Christina Moberg on the public role of academies

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To coincide with the twentieth birthday of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council, their president Christina Moberg joins Toby Wardman to discuss the role of academies in advising policymakers, communicating with citizens, and contributing to society more generally. We also discuss the history and role of EASAC, the new challenges of science advice post-COVID, and Nobel prizes.

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