First impressions & reaching out: from science in policy making to public attitudes

May 22, 2013, 01:52 PM

This second BIS Science & Innovation podcast features Sir Mark Walport, who discusses his role as Government Chief Scientific Advisor, his plans for his new role, and what people can expect of his tenure. Leila Luheshi approaches science policy making from a different angle: she's on secondment from her "day job" as a Cambridge University scientist - hear her impressions of her time in Government. And Karen Folkes discusses the challenges of engaging new audiences, the new Public Attitudes to Science blog ( and what to expect from Public Attitudes to Science 2014 #scipolicy #scicomm13 #PAS2014