Science at Risk


Joyce PISARELLO, Senior Program Officer for Membership and University Relations at Scholars at Risk
Fayyaz BAQIR, O’Brien Fellow in Residence, McGill University
Philip Landon, VP Governance and Programs, Universities Canada
Viviana FERNANDEZ, Assistant Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre.

Panel sponsored by SAR Canada within the Canadian Science Policy Conference 2017. The panel focused on the importance of science and its contributions to inform public policy, the erosion of the “position of science” in policy debates and the replacement of evidence-based policies with populist ideologies on political platforms in developed and developing countries alike.

For more information, visit Canadian Science Policy Conference 2017.



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