EU science chief wants greater voice for experts

23.06.2014

Nature

Anne Glover, the European Commission’s first chief scientific adviser, has been pressing for a more evidence-based approach to European policy-making since she assumed the role in January 2012. With just six months left until the end of her tenure, she is now trying to bolster that message by establishing the European Science Advisers’ Forum (ESAF), a network of government science advisers from across Europe. The group's first gathering took place today at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) meeting in Copenhagen, where Nature spoke to Glover about the network’s goals.

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