Strengthening Science in Government: Advancing Science in the Public's Interest describes the results of research by the Project on Scientific Knowledge and Public Policy's (SKAPP) Scientists in Government project and provides recommendations for strengthening government science.
SKAPP's new report Strengthening Science in Government: Advancing Science in the Public’s Interest identifies concrete steps that agencies and the executive branch can take to strengthen federal science.
May 13, 2009 - The Project on Scientific Knowledge and Public Policy (SKAPP) submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) regarding the implementation of scientific integrity principles that President Barack Obama laid out in a Presidential Memorandum on March 9, 2009.
May 6, 2009 - SKAPP and the Duke University Law School have produced an issue of Law and Contemporary Problems focusing on the often-problematic collision of conventions used in the scientific and legal disciplines.
April 28, 2009 - Celeste Monforton testified at a hearing about incentives to make workplaces safer held by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions' Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety.
March 3, 2009 - Library Journal has selected David Michaels’ Doubt is Their Product as one of its Best Sci-Tech Books of 2008, and the American Association of Publishers named it a finalist in their PROSE Awards.
January 28 - Sigma Xi, the international honor society of research scientists and engineers, has chosen SKAPP Director David Michaels as the winner of its 2009 John P. McGovern Science and Society Award.
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Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
Read the eye-opening exposé by GWU Environmental & Occupational Health Department Professor David Michaels (Oxford University Press, 2008).