Adaptive Complexity links out to a new report from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, which has some strong recommendations for the next president when it comes to the role of science advisor. One is to restore the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to status of "Assistant to the President." Basically, to make science and technology a priority, "it is critical for the President to have a close advisor to coordinate and prioritize the budget requests from all of the federal science agencies, to communicate on science and technology issues with Congress, the public, and academic and industry representatives, and to provide the President with sound technical advice on science policy," Michael White writes.
Bringing Science Back
Jun 24, 2008