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Strategies for Science Communication in a Post-Factual Era

Melissae Fellet

Strategies for Science Communication in a Post-Factual Era

A panel discussion on the last day of #LINO18 engaged young scientists and raised challenging questions.

Lucidity in the Post-Factual Era: How to Unsee the Emperor’s New Clothes

Arunima Roy

Lucidity in the Post-Factual Era: How to Unsee the Emperor’s New Clothes

Critical thinking is harder for our brains than absorbing pre-processed ‘infotainment'. Understanding how we pay (or lack) attention can help us navigate the post-factual era.

Fact-Checking – An Effective Weapon Against Misinformation?

Jude Dineley

Fact-Checking – An Effective Weapon Against Misinformation?

The rise of the internet and social media has led to a deluge of misinformation. Fact-checking is one of the tools being used to fight it.

Science Should Prepare for a Marathon

Neysan Donnelly

Science Should Prepare for a Marathon

Scientists cannot insulate themselves from political and societal trends. On 14 April 2018, people all over the world will take to the streets to March for Science.

Young Economists Comment on the ‘Post-Truth’ Era

Lisa Vincenz-Donnelly

Young Economists Comment on the ‘Post-Truth’ Era

What can economists do to combat an anti-intellectual mentality? What can economists do to combat an anti-intellectual mentality?

Science in a Post-Truth Era

Melissae Fellet

Science in a Post-Truth Era

To combat misinformation, scientists can help non-scientists experience science for themselvesTo combat misinformation, scientists can help non-scientists experience science for themselves

When Science Is Under Attack…

Ulrike Böhm

When Science Is Under Attack…

Thousands of scientists protested in Washington, DC, and over 600 other cities on six continents on Saturday, 22 April 2017, to voice support for science, with calls for evidence-based public policy and increased funding for scientific research.Thousands of scientists protested in Washington, DC, and over 600 other cities on six continents on Saturday, 22 April 2017, to voice support for science, with calls for evidence-based public policy and increased funding for scientific research.