ALLEA publishes discussion paper on loss of trust in science and expertise

ALLEA (the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities) has published the first issue of a new discussion paper series titled “Loss of Trust? Loss of Trustworthiness? Truth and Expertise Today”. The paper addresses current discussions on the so-called “post-truth” era and draws attention to the questions of placing and refusing trust in expertise, and how expertise and scientific evidence are being contested in a changing landscape of communication.

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