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Policy Matters

Jan 31, 2018

One year into his presidency, Donald J. Trump still hasn’t named a White House science and technology advisor. What does this tell us about his administration’s approach to science? How important is the input of scientists into federal policy? And what can scientists do to make sure their voices are heard?

In this podcast, Neal Lane, who served as science and technology advisor to President Bill Clinton and is currently a senior fellow at the Baker Institute, discusses the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the importance of science for policymakers.