Author: Morariu, Megan

Presenting Science to the Public in a Post-Truth Era

Friday, May 24, 2019 4-7pm
Dodd Center Auditorium

With Dr. Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm University), Dr. Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut), Dr. Tali Sharot (University College London)

Sponsored jointly by the Science of Learning & Art of Communication (SLAC) program and the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI) How can we present scientific information to the public in an era where increasingly expertise and scientific consensus are dismissed as opinion or fake news? Three eminent experts will discuss this challenge, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience. Reception to follow Free and open to the public

For more information, contact: Holly Fitch (ROSLYN.H.FITCH@UCONN.EDU) or Charlotte Nelson (CHARLOTTE.NELSON@UCONN.EDU)


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Renewing Public Discourse: HCPL Capstone Workshop

Registration has now opened for the “Renewing Public Discourse: The HCPL Capstone Workshop” for the Humility and Conviction in Public Life (HCPL) project, to be held April 4-5, 2019 on the UConn Storrs campus. The workshop will be a celebration and summation of the project’s efforts at renewing public discourse, from Global Research Projects, to public engagement, and more.


The complete list of participants will include:

Registration (free, but mandatory) is now open for this event.


We hope that you will be able to  in join us, and we look forward to providing you with more information very soon. In the meantime, please keep an eye out for future emails and check the HCPL website for all information.