De Jonge Akademie - The values of science

De Jonge Akademie - The values of science

The Young Academy on valorization

How can we determine the value of science? Politicians often express their wish to make scientific knowledge beneficial for society. They usually only think of economic value, even though the value of science is much more diverse. It’s time we gain clarity, according to The Young Academy. They want to redefine the concept of valorization. What do we mean by the value(s) of science?