How psychology researchers responded to the Christchurch mosque shootings – an exemplar in getting an evidence base to government at pace.
Reflections on the Summary of the NZJ Psych Rapid Response Issue
The fable of Foulden Maar – a case study in the collision of scientific evidence and government policies?
This week I’ve been watching the story of Foulden Maar unfold in the media. It’s not something I’ve been asked to provide official advice on, but a few scientists have alerted me to the saga. It proves to be an interesting case study in how and when scientific evidence is, or isn’t, used to inform government processes (central and local). So what might we learn from this fable?