Anna Maria Arabia is Chief Executive Officer for Science & Technology Australia (previously known as Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies). She has extensive experience working with politicians and scientists to facilitate research utilisation through the Science Meet Parliament program.
This address, 'Research Utilisation – processes and challenges of integrating science and policy', was filmed at the symposium A WARMING EARTH: WHAT THE COST OF DOING NOTHING? at Canberra's CSIRO Discovery Centre on Saturday 20 August 2011.
The symposium explored current science behind the climate change debate in Australia, and Ms. Arabia shares her experiences on the processes and challenges facing both scientists and politicians in the development of evidence based policy.