• Exploring Trust in Expertise

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  • Who to trust on Covid-19?

    A PERITIA webinar on the impact of the pandemic on trust in expertise.

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  • How to understand trust in expertise at times of COVID-19

    Contributions from the PERITIA team

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Investigating Public Trust in Expertise

In a world increasingly relying on knowledge and scientific evidence, trust in trustworthy expertise is essential to achieve progress and well-being. We need experts to help policymakers and citizens take the correct decisions in important matters such as health or climate change.

Investigating trust with an international multi-disciplinary team, we seek to establish trust in trustworthy expertise and contribute to a better democratic governance for the future of Europe. 

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A PERITIA special issue on Vulnerability and Trust published

A PERITIA special issue on Vulnerability and Trust published

A new Special Issue on Vulnerability and Trust led by UCD researchers Maria Baghramian, Danielle Petherbridge and Rowland Stout has…

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Democracy & Expertise: On Reasons to Mistrust

Democracy & Expertise: On Reasons to Mistrust

Podcast with PERITIA's Cathrine Holst on the relationship of trust, expertise, and democracy If the influence of experts on public…

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Recreating climate of trust in experts essential for beating Covid-19

Recreating climate of trust in experts essential for beating Covid-19

A new article by PERITIA colleagues Maria Baghramian and Shane Bergin has been published in the Irish Times today. The…

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