Translating science into change is messy, but necessary – new paper by Peter Horton

Posted on April 24, 2018 in News, Research by . Share this article

A sustainable future requires change, in the behaviour of individuals and communities, in the operations of business and industry, and in the policies of governments and institutions.  Such changes have to be based on evidence, more often than not evidence with a firm a science foundation.  But translating science into change is complicated and messy.

In a new article “Integrating evidence, politics and society: a methodology for the science–policy interface” our Chief Research Advisor Professor Peter Horton FRS and his colleague Professor Garrett W Brown from the University of Leeds present a way of enabling such change.

Read the full paper here