SCIENCE ADVICE FOR POLICY
BY EUROPEAN ACADEMIES

Ortwin Renn on the many roles of science advisors

Professor Ortwin Renn is one of Europe's leading academic authorities on scientific advice, complexity and risk.

Professor Ortwin Renn is one of Europe’s leading academic authorities on scientific advice, complexity and risk. In this wide-ranging conversation on the multiple roles played by science advisors, he discusses the limits of science as a source of knowledge, the challenge of complexity and wicked problems, why scoping is so hard, science as a catalyst, tangled values, good and bad faith motivations, and much more besides.

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