Science at the centre?

August 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/22/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 8, p217
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the role of scientific advice in the veterinary field, taking into account Great Britain's experience with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), foot-and-mouth disease and bovine tuberculosis. The author mentions the approach of the Innovation, Universities, Sciences and Skills Committee to the use of science in policymaking. The author says that the committee is critical to the government's utilization of scientific consultation in formulating policies.


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