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Recognising Expertise – A Conversation with Dr Carlo Martini

  • November 1, 2021
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PERITIA investigator Dr Carlo Martini was invited to The Words Matter Podcast with Dr Oliver Thomson for two episodes on “Recognising Expertise”. The first episode (#53 “What makes an expert?”) discusses the nature of expertise and the different conceptions of it, its purpose and function, the distinction between genuine and bogus or pseudo expertise, attributes […]

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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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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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