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Science communication and trust in science, scientists, and science institutions
Thursday 9 December 2021
Our panellists discuss how trust and mistrust is constructed in science, by scientists, with scientific institutions and by the public. In this unprecedented COVID times, trust and science continues to be in the spotlight. Under the moderation of PCST President, Jenni Metcalfe, our panellists examine the theory and practice of science communication within these contexts.
Dr Fabien Medvecky, University of Otago, New Zealand
Resolving the paradox of trust in science in a post-truth age
Dr Friederike Hendriks, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Communicating scientists and what makes people trust them?
Dr Marta Entradas, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK/Portugal
Institutions and trust in science
Dr Julia Tagüeña, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
What makes an intelligent and well-intentioned person not trust scientific facts?/li<>