Foresight methodology helps science advisors check their blindspots, recognise their biases, and figure out the second- and third-order ripple effects of even the most innocuous of policy interventions. And Dr Lieve Van Woensel of the European Parliament, who talks to SAPEA’s Toby Wardman in this episode, quite literally wrote the book on foresight.
Resources mentioned in this episode
- A bias radar for responsible policymaking, by Lieve Van Woensel. https://lievevanwoensel.com/
- European Parliament Guidelines for foresight-based policy analysis: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document/EPRS_STU(2021)690031