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Society is ready for a new kind of science — Is academia?

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In her 1998 essay in Science (http://io.aibs.org/sci1), Jane Lubchenco boldly called for a new “Social Contract for Science,” one that would acknowledge the scope and scale of environmental problems and have “all scientists devote their energies and talents to the most pressing problems of the day in proportion to their importance.” We were entering a new millennium, and Lubchenco was worried that the scientific enterprise was unprepared to address the challenges related to climate change,...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/biosci/bix051

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
BioScience More from this journal
Volume:
67
Issue:
7
Pages:
591-592
Publication date:
2017-05-01
Acceptance date:
2017-04-25
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EISSN:
1525-3244
ISSN:
0006-3568
Pubs id:
pubs:697489
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uuid:1d6e7eef-5769-4c02-9898-62d16280a4a2
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pubs:697489
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697489
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2017-05-26

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