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The Lives of Evidence National Lecture Series

Date: 
Mon., Feb. 3, 2014, 4:00pm - Wed., Apr. 16, 2014, 5:00pm
National lecture series exploring the cultural, ethical, political, and scientific role of evidence in our world.

The Lives of Evidence National Lecture Series
See links to all parts below.

Many questions are raised in light of the recent warnings about the “the death of evidence” and "War on Science". What do we mean by “evidence”? How is evidence interpreted, represented and communicated? How do we create trust in research? What's the relationship between research, funding and policy? Between evidence, explanations and expertise?

Yves Gingras: Time for an independent science council

Dr. Yves Gingras calls on the Canadian government to make the Science, Technology and Innovation Council independent in a Research Money article.

Time for an independent science council