In this lesson we will identify key skills to navigate the science-policy interface in general, and in science and diplomacy in particular.
Before delving into these two analyses, listen to what an expert has to say.
|William COLGLAZIER Editor-in-Chief of Science & Diplomacy and Senior Scholar in the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) Former Science & Technology Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State.|
|What skills and competencies do you think are needed for your position?|
– Degelsegger-Márquez, Alexander; Flink, Tim; and Rungius, Charlotte (2018): What it takes to do science diplomacy. Practices, identities, needs and challenges of science diplomacy practitioners. Vienna: S4D4C (Link)
– Vaughan C. Turekian, Peter D. Gluckman, Teruo Kishi, and Robin W. Grimes (2017): Science Diplomacy: A Pragmatic Perspective from the Inside. In: Science & Diplomacy, Vol 6, No 4 (December 2017) (Link)
– Daryl Copeland (2015): Bridging the Chasm. In: Science & Diplomacy, Vol. 4, No. 3, (September 2015) (Link)
– Holford, Mandë; and Nichols, Rodney W. (2017): The Challenge of Building Science Diplomacy Capabilities for Early Career Academic Investigators. In: Science & Diplomacy, Vol. 6, No. 4 (December 2017) (Link)
– AAAS Introduction to Science Diplomacy Online Course (Link)
– Gual Soler (2017), Connecting Scientists to Policy Around the World. Washington DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, (Link)
– Bednarek, A.T.; Wyborn, C.; Cvitanovic, C. et al. (2018), Boundary spanning at the science–policy interface: the practitioners’ perspectives. In: Sustainability Science, 13, 1175-1183, (Link)
– Lorenzo Melchor (2020), What is a Science Diplomat? The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 15, 3 (2020) ; 10.1163/1871191X-BJA10026 (Link)
Link to institutions
– European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) (Link)