Bridging Barriers: A Discussion on Evidence-based Policy

How can we better integrate researchers in the legislative process? Are there gaps between evidence-based research and legislation? Why do some of these barriers exist and how can we bridge those gaps?

On January 17, 2018, IdeasXChange hosted an interdisciplinary discussion to deconstruct and devise solutions to address this challenge in public policy making.

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Kathryn Harrison

Professor, UBC Political Science


Hadi Dowlatabadi

Professor, UBC Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability


Charlotte Dawe

Campaign Manager, Wilderness Committee