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Friday, March 20, 2015 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The startling conclusion about problems in federal science policy: It's our fault

Take it from a physicist and engineer who spent time in Washington D.C. listening to the pitches from scientists around the nation:

The startling conclusion about problems in federal science policy: It's our fault 

Chris Schaffer is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell. Chris also has a strong interest in science policy and recently spent a one-year sabbatical in Washington, DC, working as a science policy fellow for Senator Edward Markey in the United States Congress. He continues to be active in science policy, including through a course he teaches on this topic in the Fall called Science Policy Bootcamp. The course aims to show students the myriad opportunities and desperate need for scientists to participate in public policy making. The unique approach will help train a generation of scientists who are both passionate about and effective in engaging policy makers to solve some of our biggest problems including energy, climate change, health care, and education. More info: BME 4440 3 cr.

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C2-537
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