23 October 2013

Bibliography on Science in Policy (Mainly EU)

Colleagues at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission put together this very useful bibliography on science in policy making, shared here with their permission for future reference. 

Future directions for scientific advice in Whitehall, Robert Doubleday and James Wilsdon, April 2013

Using Science as Evidence in Public Policy, Kenneth Prewitt, Thomas A. Schwandt, and Miron L. Straf, Editors; Committee on the Use of Social Science Knowledge in Public Policy; Center for Education; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council

Communicating research for evidence-based policymaking: A practical guide for researchers in socioeconomic sciences and humanities, DG Research and Innovation

General Issues in Science Policy Today, (2007) John Marburger, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Good Practice in the Dialogue between Science Academies and Policy Communities, EASAC Guidelines

Guidelines on the Use of Scientific and Engineering Advice in Policy Making, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser

The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics, Roger A. Pielke Jr, plus regular blogs,

Improving the knowledge base for better policies, COM(2002) 713 final, Communication on the collection and use of expertise by the commission: principles and guidelines

Knowledge-based policy making, Report of the First Parliamentary TA Debate held in Copenhagen on June 18, 2012

Scientific Advice, Risk and Evidence Based Policy Making, UK House of Commons, Science and Technology Committee

Scientific evidence for policy-making, DG Research and Innovation

Scientific Support to EU Decision Making, JRC Seminar, September 2012

Science into policy: Taking part in the process, Natural Environment Research Council

Science and policymaking: theorizing when and how scientific or expert authority matters in policy making, 1st International Conference on Public Policy, June 2013

Whom do we experiment for? Study of bargaining processes between science and policy, Agathe DEVAUXSPATARAKIS, June 2013

Tales of the Unexpected: How Science Advisers Manage Uncertainty, AAAS workshop, March 2013,

The Geek Manifesto – Why Science Matters, Mark Henderson