Tag: Post Truth

  • Scientific evidence in a post-fact world (Deadline 15 September)

    Mike Galsworthy on fake news at ECSJ2017 The European Commission’s Science and Knowledge Service, the Joint Research Center, organizes its annual  conference on 26 September around the topic of “(Scientific) Evidence for policy in a post-fact world”. The conference aims to discuss the interaction between science and policy in light of the post-fact phenomenon, involving renowned scientists, experts,…

  • Make scientific facts great again. What Europe can do about it!

    Make scientific facts great again. What Europe can do about it!

    In recent years the world has seen a surge of populist movements that deny or distort scientific facts. Europe is not immune to these developments as can be seen in electoral results from all corners of the continent, West and East, North and South. The session will discuss the reasons for these developments and discuss…