Public science is taking a hit right now. An ongoing series of small but impactful cuts are reducing Canada's capacity for government research and experimentation.
Scott Findlay is co-founder of Evidence for Democracy and an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Ottawa. He was in Halifax recently to speak as part of the Lives of Evidence series produced by Situating Science. He was gracious enough to sit down to talk about the state of public science in Canada. I asked him why he felt compelled to form Evidence for Democracy, and what makes publicly-funded science so important?
Produced by Erica Butler for habitatradio.ca
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