Coronavirus: do governments ever truly listen to 'the science'?

More often than not, governments decide what 'the best available evidence' is.

Reiner Grundmann, Professor of Science and Technology Studies, University of Nottingham
April 3, 2020 | conversation

~6 mins

Tags: boris-johnson science-policy coronavirus uk-government covid-19

Coronavirus: why we need to consult engineers as well as scientists for solutions

Engineers may be able to develop new ways of opening doors or better and mass-produced face masks for the elderly.

Adam Cooper, Lecturer in Policy Research and Practice, UCL
March 25, 2020 | conversation

~7 mins

Tags: engineering science-policy expertise coronavirus-2020

Coronavirus: why did we shut down society without consulting engineers for other solutions first?

Engineers may be able to develop new ways of opening doors or better and mass-produced face masks for the elderly.

Adam Cooper, Lecturer in Policy Research and Practice, UCL
March 25, 2020 | conversation

~7 mins

Tags: engineering science-policy expertise coronavirus-2020

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