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Scientists Feel They Can’t Speak Out, Even If Public Health and Safety at Risk, Says New Survey

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society, Human Rights & Justice

A major survey of federal government scientists commissioned by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), has found that 90% feel they are not allowed to speak freely to the media about the work they do and that, faced with a departmental decision that could harm public health, safety or the environment, nearly as many (86%) would face censure or retaliation for doing so.

Julian Buchanan‘s insight:

Chilling really ..and has major implications for policy change

See on www.pipsc.ca

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