In late 2021, I was finishing up my PhD at McGill University and reached out to then Executive Director, Rachael […]
Senior Research Associate
Caitlin Fowler recently joined Evidence for Democracy as part of a graduate student internship offered by McGill University. Caitlin is in the final stages of her PhD in Biological and Biomedical Engineering, where she took an interdisciplinary approach to examine how brain structure and chemistry are altered by age, Alzheimer’s disease, and anti-inflammatory treatment.
On December 14th, 2021, the new Standing Committee on Science and Research (SRSR) met for the first time. Now, almost
On Thursday 2 February 2023, the Standing Committee on Science and Research started its study of citizen scientists. As per
By E4D volunteers: Sujata Manandhar, Stéphanie B.M. Cadeddu, and Yuan Chao (Tim) Xue A lack of good evidence undermines our
Since being named Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year in 2016, the term “post-truth” has enjoyed plenty of popularity. Post-truth
Transparency of evidence-use in decision-making is a long way off, but public servants are keen to improve
Public understanding of how and why governments make their policy decisions requires transparency around the information that guides their decision-making.
We all benefit when governments make policy decisions informed by the best available evidence. Data, facts, and science challenge what
E4D delivered its first-ever Science to Policy Accelerator (S2PA) over four afternoons in February and March 2022. Our new training
My name is Caitlin Fowler, and I’m delighted to be joining Evidence for Democracy (E4D) as a policy researcher. I