Network of Experts
Evidence for Democracy’s Network of Experts is a community of scientists, health experts, engineers, researchers, economists, and other scientific specialists that help educate the public and connect decision-makers with the expertise they need to make informed decisions based on the best available evidence. With over 500 experts from dozens of disciplines, the NoE bridges the gap between evidence and the public and policymakers to strengthen decision-making in Canada.
The Network of Experts helps Evidence for Democracy respond to critical science issues, protect scientific integrity, spark dialogue on the role and importance of evidence in decision-making, lend expertise to the media, advise on research projects, and more.
Who are the experts?
Experts in the Network come from academia, industry, non-profit, and government and have backgrounds of knowledge and experience in science, technology, engineering, medicine and social science fields. They range in experience from scientific trainees to seasoned professionals.
Network of Experts Projects
As a member of E4D’s Network of Experts, we support you in connecting your expertise to the policymaking process in Canada. Experts in the network also support E4D’s mission by contributing expertise to our research, communications, outreach, and training. As a member of the Network of Experts, here are a few of the ways you can contribute to strengthening evidence-based decision-making in Canada:
- Contributing to panels on topical issues
- Writing and publishing letters to the editor, opinions editorials, and blog posts
- Connecting with journalists covering science and public policy
- Engaging in research projects
- Contributing quotes for press releases and public campaign materials
- And much more!
We equip our Network of Experts with the tools and skills they need to bridge the gap between evidence and the public and policymakers. You can find these free training resources here.