Research and analysis

Science Advisory Council: Communicating risk report

A review of risk communication across Defra’s policy portfolio.



This report advises Defra on an enhanced approach to communications across the spectrum of its policy portfolio. It focusses on research that enhances our knowledge of how risk is variously conceptualised and operationalised, and the principles and techniques for better risk communication.

This report was written by the Defra Science Advisory Council Social Science Expert Group.

Published 1 March 2018