Experts Discusses Careers in Science Policy

By Kevin Karami |

On the latest episode of Policy Chats, Dr. Ryan Bixenmann from the California Council of Science and Technology discusses the nuances of career exploration in science policy and the challenges within the realm of scientific policymaking.


“When you're sitting there with the power to make decisions, it's really difficult when you have a bunch of diverse stakeholders because they all have different perspectives, priorities, and needs”, said Dr. Bixenmann when asked about the challenges of scientific policymaking.

The episode also covers career exploration strategies and the obstacles that exist in science policy and careers in this field. Listen to the episode here.



Launched in 2020, the UCR School of Public Policy podcast series explores current public policy issues with guests from throughout the policy world. Episodes are accessible via Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Anchor. More information is also available through the UCR School of Public Policy podcast page.

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