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Six years of jail to scientists for L’Aquila earthquake. Trial against science?

Six Italian scientists have been found guilty for having given insufficient warning to residents of L’Aquila about the seismic risks they faced ahead of earthquake that hit the city in the night of 6 of April 2009.  The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.3 and… Read More

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New AusAID research strategy 2012016 is now online

The new research strategy of AusAID for the period 2012-16 is now online. AusAID funds research to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development. Good research leads to greater development effectiveness and AusAID has been a strong supporter of practical, policy-relevant social science research into development… Read More

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On Complexity

Taking responsibility for complexity ODI Briefing Papers 68, August 2011 written by Harry Jones This Briefing Paper reviews the implications of complexity for policy and programme implementation. It aims to give readers the tools to decide when a problem is complex, outline why this matters… Read More