Principles and guidelines for social science advice to policy – Berlin Workshop Report April 2017

 An expert workshop jointly organised by INGSA, MCC Berlin, and Stiftung Mercator  The role of the social sciences in public policy processes is an increasing focus of academic and science policy debates, with regular calls for better integration of social science evidence and expertise in policy advice processes. However, various challenges persist, including the societal…

The Role of National Academies in Science Advice to Governments – Workshop Report – Auckland 2017

 The topic of academies’ role was motivated by multiple factors. Global interest in assuring evidence-informed public policy has grown in recent years and it is widely understood that National Academies have long held a central position in providing academic expertise to government decision making. Yet the recent troubling trend toward ‘anti-expert’ and ‘anti-elite’ politics and…

INGSA-Africa – Science Advice Skills Development Programme (SASDP) – Report

The theme of the SASDP was Climate Change in Africa, focusing on areas of Health, Water, Energy and Food Security. INGSA-Africa launched the Call for Mentees in June 2022 and invited relevant organizations (recognized academic or research institutions; Academies of Science) in Africa, which are engaged in science advice, to nominate qualified staff as mentees…

Linking Science and Policy into Planning: COVID, Climate Change and Disasters – Grassroots Workshop Report – India 2021

Grassroots workshop report for workshop – Linking Science and Policy into Planning for Existing and Evolving Risks of COVID, Climate Change and Disasters: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities – 20th November 2021 Dr. Shabana Khan, Indian Research Academy, India

Science Advice by Practice: Communicating Agroforestry – Grassroots Workshop Report – Indonesia 2021

Workshop Report from Grassroots workshop held in Indonesia 2021 Ms Desmiwati, Mr Thomas Oni Veriasa & Ms Wahyu Adiningtyas (Indonesia) – Science Advice by Practice: Communicating Agroforestry Business Plan of Forest Farmer Groups to the Village Authority in Parungpanjang, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

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