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Session 2: Science and Policies!

Inventions, language and culture, creative basic research and the power of thought. Just as it shapes your personal decision-making, scientific knowledge also helps inform regulatory decision-making and policy — and the results of these decisions are everywhere.

We will discuss how can we measure the ways science is influencing our lives and how official decisions are shaping the way we do science.


  • Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science and Technology and Higher Education, Portugal
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Manuel Heitor is Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education in the Government of Portugal since November 2015. From March 2005 to June 2011 he served as Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Higher Education. 

Manuel Heitor is a full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico - IST...

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Earlier Event: October 15
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