The purpose of this blog is to provide a platform for commentary on science matters. The Office of the Prime Minister’s Science Advisory Committee is politically independent and will refrain from political debate.

Monthly Archives: April 2016

The conservation and environmental science roadmap

Last week I chaired the first meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group for the recently announced Conservation and Environment Science Roadmap ( This important exercise was approved by Ministers late last year and will extend through most of 2016. The … Continue reading