SCIENCE ADVICE FOR POLICY
BY EUROPEAN ACADEMIES

Michel Claessens on science, policy and Covid-19

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The global pandemic which began in 2020 has brought unprecedented exposure and pressure for science advisors. A recent book, ‘The Science and Politics of Covid-19’, surveys the political and scientific response to the crisis. This episode features a wide-ranging conversation with the author, Dr Michel Claessens, on what went right, what went wrong, and what this might mean for the future of science advice.

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