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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”.

“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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