Scientists in Government (WP1260)

Date:
11 October, 2013
Themes:
Defence and security
Tags:
ethics, science, science and technology

We talk about why it is important to have scientists at the top of Government and ask what big data is. We discuss what the opportunities are for values, ethics and responsibility and why some countries have more scientists in Government than others.

Contributor:

Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government, Government Office for Science, London

 

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