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This list of how to’s provides an essential guide for a number of key communication and engagement activities that will help make your research travel. The Nigerian Academy of Science is similarly moving along this path, says its president, Oye Ibidapo-Obe. “We will intensify that type of scientific lobbying in the future,” he says. In May 2021, the Royal Society will publish its definitive science priorities for an international and domestic UK climate technology roadmap.

Patrick Kelley, director of the US National Academies of Science’s board to ASADI, said with a smile that his organisation “educated”, rather than lobbied, policymakers. The report received a lot of coverage in the mainstream British media. It even made it into The Sun, a tabloid daily not known for its science policy coverage. And come the new government’s first spending review, science got a smooth ride compared with many competing budget areas. The question was raised by Ian Thornton, a policy adviser from the Royal Society in the United Kingdom.

We make exciting science learning experiences using Delta’s Science Strategy, enhanced with a range of practical resources. To ensure the integrity of their findings, academies are scrupulous in ensuring the independence of their panels and in ensuring that a wide variety of views is included in the panel. I came across one case where an academy lost that reputation for independence; it took years to recover that reputation.

In these videos you will learn everything from the basics of our software to the most in depth features. A range of award winning data loggers, starting with Vu+ for Primary to V-Log in secondary education and universities. We aspire to provide opportunities for every child to become a scientist. We have structured the site and populated it with material that we think will be immediately useful to this audience, but also to development researchers in general who would like to be more strategic and effective in their communications. Research to Action is a website catering for the strategic and practical needs of people trying to improve the uptake of development research, in particular those funded by DFID.

The review I conducted for AIPI has helped me understand more deeply the important role that academies and royal societies play in supporting science in the public interest. In providing rigorous evidence on issues of national importance, academies and royal societies ensure that governments have the best information available to inform public policy. No academy can ensure that a government heeds its advice, but by presenting the evidence and making it known to the wider society, it expands policy horizons and opens platforms for public debate and indeed legal challenges in some cases. No knowledge sector in any country is complete without a well-functioning and suitably supported national academy or royal society. Led by the Royal Society as chair, the national of the G7 nations have produced three statements on net zero, biodiversity loss and data for international health emergencies ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit in the UK in June 2021. The Institute’s clients are Polish and international users of marine science and technology, the Polish community, governmental agencies, policy makers, educators and students.

A new law in Montenegro aimed at strengthening science and innovation for development has sparked a war of words between the country’s two science academies, including a call for the country’s science minister to be replaced. A strong science lobby would champion African science, helping it compete for funding with other government priorities. Just as importantly, it would also make sure that government promises are kept, and that public money is spent transparently on quality science.

It also delivers a framework for understanding the natural world and supporting students to become scientifically literate participants in society. National academies of science are a central actor in any country’s knowledge sector. When they are well-resourced and well-managed, they play an important role in helping to translate evidence into policy-ready advice for government. GenderInSITE is an international initiative which applies a gender lens to science, innovation, technology and engineering for development. It promotes the role of women in SITE and increases the number of policies and programs globally that take gender into account.

Through a study of Science, pupils learn to question the world around them and search for the meaning of phenomena; to gain an understanding of the infinite universe, from the microscopic to the macroscopic. Science is at the forefront of technological advancement and as such is a very dynamic and diverse subject. Science will be integral to the new world economy and securing a place within it. The YAE has played a key role in the initiation and set-up of YASAS, over the past few years. The YAE will also be the legal representative of YASAS in SAPEA.

He has previously worked as a science news editor at Nature, New Scientist, and SciDev.Net. In 2018, he completed the Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, US, where he researched the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in science journalism. He is also immediate former chairman of the Association of British Science Writers, and a board member of the European Federation for Science Journalism. Of course, African governments will expect to steer the resulting investment so that it translates into development-friendly innovations and policies, rather than ivory-tower output that fails to benefit society. But that is a fair price to pay to create a sustainable, vigorous African science base. Thornton caused a stir at the ASADI meeting because he dared use the word “lobbying” to describe the society’s actions.

This is done through multiple-choice checkpoints and demonstrate tasks. The aim of this assessment is to feed directly into planning so that lessons are personalised to meet the needs of all students. When countries invest little in science, their scientists tend to contribute their knowledge and experience to other countries, or not at all, resulting in a knowledge deficit at home. In undervaluing the potential of their academies, both are making it much harder to bring evidence to bear on public policy. Ahead of the workshop, the President of AIPI, Professor Sangkot Marzuki, asked me to conduct a review of how academies in other countries provide science advice.