Policy Is Policy and Science Is Science: Shall the Twain Ever Meet?

Mathew Kurian, Reza Ardakanian

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3 Scopus citations


The comparative advantage of the United Nations University (UNU) system lies in its ability to design, execute and mainstream research outputs within the policy domain. Given that the UNU is accountable to member states, there is a more than obvious connection to the needs of member states in developing and emerging economies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGoverning the Nexus
Subtitle of host publicationWater, Soil and Waste Resources Considering Global Change
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9783319057477
ISBN (Print)9783319057460
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Mathematics(all)


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