When Science and Politics Collide: Scientific Integrity in Public Policymaking

Starting Date: 07-13-2006
Starting Time: 12:00pm
Address

1666 K Street, NW Suite 440
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
United States
202-429-8900
Description
This is the third meeting in a science and tech policy summer series for interns and students in Washington, DC. A free pizza lunch will be served.

"When Science and Politics Collide: Scientific Integrity in Public Policymaking" will feature two speakers: Dr. David Michaels, Research Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at George Washington University and Director of the Project on Scientific Knowledge and Public Policy abd Dr. Francesca Grifo, Senior Scientist and Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. The speakers will address whether or not the integrity of science is being compromised by the influence of political resesarch and what reforms, if any, are needed to insulate science from politics. Come learn about the challenges scientists face in the public sphere!

Seating is limited; email contact@spusa.org by July 12 to reserve your seat!

To learn more visit www.spusa.org/events. This event is sponsored by Student Pugwash USA, a nonprofit organization that strives to make socially responsible science the guiding focus of young scientistsí careers.
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