Academic Resources

Academic Publications across Science Advice and Science Diplomacy

To support the development of evidence-to-policy mechanisms around the world, INGSA collates academic publications as part of our Resource Library. We rely on practitioners to send us updates on information they believe should be listed in the Resource Library – send your submissions to

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Humanities and Social Sciences Communications Collection

In 2014 INGSA was invited to edit a thematic collection on Scientific Advice to Governments for Nature Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, edited by Sir Peter Gluckman and Prof James Wilsdon. For anyone looking to publish Open Access on evidence-to-policy theory and practice, the collection is still open for submission.

Papers in the INGSA collection are included below, along with other leading academic papers in the field.

Academic Papers – Science Advice & Science Diplomacy

AI tools as science policy advisers? The potential and the pitfalls, , , , , , , , , , , ,
What works to promote research-policy engagement?, , , , , , ,
Pay no attention to the model behind the curtain,
Assessing national institutional capacity for evidence-informed policymaking: the role of a science-for-policy system – Kathryn Oliver 2022, , , , , ,
Commentary: Policy assessments to enhance EU scientific advice – Martin Kowarsch – Nature Climate Change – 2015, , ,
Cartography of pathways: A new model for environmental policy assessments – Elsevier 2015, , ,
Scientific Integrity in a Politicized World – Prof Heather Douglas – Academic Paper 2014,
The temporal dimension of knowledge and the limits of policy appraisal: biofuels policy in the UK – Claire Dunlop 2009, ,

Academic Books – Science Advice & Science Diplomacy

The Politics of Modelling: Numbers Between Science and Policy, , , ,
The Evolving Science Advisory Landscape in Africa – INGSA-Africa Consensus Study – 2020/21, , , , ,
Bullshit at the Interface of Science and Policy: Global Warming, Toxic Substances,and Other Pesky Problems – Prof Heather Douglas, 2014, , ,

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