Turning Science Into Policy

The Faculty of Forestry is offering a series of seminars for anyone interested in better understanding how research can play a role in development of policies dealing with the environment and natural resource management.

The seminars are being offered by Dr. John Palmer, who has vast experience working in the interface between environmental science and national and international policy development.

The seminars are open to all interested persons and will take place each Wednesday, 4-5 pm, beginning on February 5, in Room 1220 of the Forest Sciences Centre (2424 Main Mall).

5 Feb – Policy, strategy, action plans, impact assessment
12 Feb – Why and how governments evolve policies
19 Feb – Inputs into government policy making
26 Feb – Interactions between science and government policy
5 Mar – Why don’t Ministers take action on my brilliant advice?
12 Mar – Other contributions from science to government policies
19 Mar – Contributing your research to international policy
26 Mar – Your one-minute message