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Science and policy in extremis, part 2: the limits of SAGE’s neutrality and independence

Birch, Jonathan (2021) Science and policy in extremis, part 2: the limits of SAGE’s neutrality and independence. LSE COVID-19 Blog (12 Apr 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Scientific advice cannot be completely neutral or independent, says Jonathan Birch (LSE). But records from autumn 2020 suggest that the Cabinet Office leant on SAGE to build in optimistic assumptions about the government’s ability to control the pandemic.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 26 May 2021 12:45
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2021 23:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110590

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