Recreating climate of trust in experts essential for beating Covid-19
- November 4, 2020, 05:00
In March, as we watched things quickly deteriorate in northern Italy, we listened to, and carefully followed, the advice of our public health experts (...)
Scientific advisers strive to be ‘honest brokers’ in times of crisis
- March 19, 2020, 05:56
How can scientists best inform public policymakers at a time when policy decisions are often complex and the science is uncertain? With the spread of (...)
Social media the ‘big game changer’ for trust in experts
- October 31, 2019, 01:00
The use of social media to access knowledge has contributed to a lack of trust in experts, according to a Dublin-based astrophysicist and philosopher (...)
Unthinkable: How can scientists disagree on basic ‘facts’?
- April 10, 2016, 06:00
Academic spats make great spectator sport. Take the evolutionarily sparring contest between Richard Dawkins and EO Wilson, which centres on how natur(...)
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