Danielle Fox: on watching over science and democracy

Danielle Fox is a campaign manager and manager of the Science Network for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. As campaign manager, Danielle develops and implements campaigns for advocates, partners, and scientists to protect and promote the role of science in democratic dialogue, and the policy making process. She also manages the UCS Science Network, which offers scientists and technical experts training, resources, and engagement opportunities to bring their distinct expertise to the public. In this episode, we chat with Danielle about UCS’s latest watchdogging efforts to track science in the current administration, and about the role of scientists as advocates in democracy.

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during the show:

  • To learn more about and join Union of Concerned Scientists’ Science Network, visit here
  • If you want to sign-up to join the Science Network in watchdogging for science, fill out this short survey to share a little about yourself so UCS can tailor opportunities to your interests, strengths, and availability
  • Want tools to get more involved in defending science in your community? Check out UCS’s Watchdog Toolkit
  • Join the Science Network LinkedIn group to easily get the lasted developments on attacks on science and opportunities to take action, or follow @SciNetUCS on Twitter to join the conversation and connect with others
  • Get access to secure means for federal scientists or scientists working on federally-funded research to share any information of experiences or risks of political censorship, manipulation, or interference with Secure Share

This episode was recorded on February 18, 2017 at the AAAS Annual Meeting. Special thanks to Visager for music.