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Join PERITIA as a Teaching Fellow at UCD School of Philosophy

  • July 8, 2021
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Are you a researcher in Social Epistemology and interested in questions of trust in expertise? The PERITIA team at University College Dublin School of Philosophy led by Maria Baghramian is looking for a teaching fellow! The post involves some teaching in ethics as well as research and publication in Social Epistemology. Within the PERITIA project, […]

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PERITIA at Future of SciComm Conference

  • June 21, 2021
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On 24-25 June, ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, and Wisschenschaft im Dialog (WID), the organization for Science Communication in Germany, will bring together European actors from research and practice of science communication at the online Future of Science Communication Conference. PERITIA is proud to participate in this important conference with […]

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Online Workshop on Testimonial Injustice

  • June 14, 2021
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Supported by PERITIA and the Irish Research Council (IRC), an online workshop on 17-18 June 2021 will discuss Themes from Testimonial Injustice and Trust. Finalists of the 2021 IJPS PERITIA and Robert Papazian prizes will present the pre-final drafts of their shortlisted entries. In addition, four invited speakers are presenting their work on themes from testimonial injustice and trust. […]

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Valorised or Vilified – Has the Pandemic Increased Trust in Science?

  • May 28, 2021
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A recent article on Research Europe features PERITIA Work Package Leaders Tracey Brown and Gloria Origgi. The publication discusses the question whether the Covid-19 pandemic will make researchers more trusted by the public. After more than a year of the Covid-19 pandemic, Tracey Brown has noticed increasing signs that people are tiring of experts. “There’s […]

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New ALLEA Report on Science Disinformation

  • May 14, 2021
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The PERITIA consortium partner ALLEA has released the Discussion Paper “Fact or Fake? Tackling Science Disinformation”. The report examines the problems and the potential of measures to tackle science disinformation and conclude with a call for improved European exchange and coordination in this field. As part of this project, Professor Maria Baghramian represented PERITIA in an […]

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International researchers gathered at PERITIA online conference

  • March 26, 2021
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On 18-19 March, PERITIA hosted the virtual scientific conference Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape for two full days of talks and discussions. In 11 different panels, almost 40 researchers from all over the world presented their selected papers and latest research. Reaching a total of more than 350 attendees, 5 public keynotes […]

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Creating a Climate of Trust in Science: PERITIA webinar at SCI:COM conference

  • March 17, 2021
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How can scientists and science communicators (re-)establish trust in trustworthy science in a changing media environment? Last week, as part of the international conference SCI:COM, PERITIA experts discussed the different strategies used to tackle COVID-19 and their impact on trust in science communication under the motto “Creating a Climate of Trust in Science”. Missed it? […]

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New PERITIA article on Social Media, Trust, and Covid-19

  • December 16, 2020
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On 15 December 2020, the scientific journal Social Media and Society published the article “Social Media and Trust in Scientific Expertise: Debating the Covid-19 Pandemic in The Netherlands” by PERITIA investigators José van Dijck and Donya Alinejad. “At a time of crisis in health communication, social media can be weaponized as conduits for misinformation and […]

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PERITIA Conference Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape

  • December 15, 2020
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Programme and registration for the PERITIA Conference “Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape” are now online on the conference website! This multidisciplinary conference brings together outstanding researchers from all over the world, discussing how best to assess, establish and maintain the credibility and trustworthiness of expertise in a rapidly changing media environment. Scholars […]

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Democracy & Expertise: On Reasons to Mistrust

  • December 1, 2020
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PERITIA investigator Cathrine Holst from the University of Oslo is featured on the latest  Science for Policy podcast “Democracy & Expertise: On Reasons to Mistrust”. The podcast is produced by SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies), which is part of the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism. In the conversation with Toby Wardman (SAPEA), […]

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