Policy Chats
Policy Chats
Sep 10, 2021
Science and Technology in Public Policy (with Jun Bando)
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In this episode, Senior Advisor of the California Council on Science & Technology Dr. Jun Bando talks with students from the UC Riverside School of Public Policy about the role science plays in public policy.

About Jun Bando:

K. Jun Bando is the Senior Advisor to the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST). She focuses on guiding strategic planning and organizational transformation to enhance CCST’s contributions to strengthening California’s policies with science.

Learn more about Jun Bando via https://ccst.us/people/staff/jun-bando/

Podcast Highlights:

“  One thing that is really helpful in this regard is training scientists to be science translators-topic of going from science/research to policy.”

-       Jun Bando on the topic of going from science/research to policy. 

“As with all major change, taking full advantage of these tools is going to require vision, strong leadership, and institutional cultures that really embrace innovation and collaboration.”

-       Jun Bando on the topic of online learning and the new opportunities and challenges students and schools face.

“Science really needs to work to build a more diverse, inclusive and equitable culture within the field.”

-       Jun Bando on the topic of racial justice issues within the science field and the effort it will take for reform

Guest:

Dr. Jun Bando (Senior Advisor at CCST)

Interviewers:

Kevin Karami (UCR Public Policy Major, Dean’s Chief Ambassador)

Sean Nguyen (UCR Public Policy Major, Peer Academic Advisor)

Music by:

C Codaine

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Xylo-Ziko/Minimal_1625

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Xylo-Ziko/Phase

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This is a production of the UCR School of Public Policy: https://spp.ucr.edu/

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