Post-Truth Initiative | The University of Sydney
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This Sydney Research Excellence Initiative examines fake news, alternative facts, lies, bullshit, and propaganda, with the aim to understand them, and to advise on how the truth might survive in this climate.



30 Event(s) Found

February 13, 2019 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Truth, bullsh*t and weasel words

Sydney Ideas

ABS Lecture Theatre 1130

How post-truth politics is wrecking public discourse Hear from Don Watson, award-winning author and former speechwriter for Paul Keating, as…

November 21, 2018 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Expanding the circle of regard for truth

Sydney Ideas

SSB (Social Sciences Building) Lecture Theatre 200

Do we need cultural change in our relation to truth? Join us for the launch of the Sydney Social Sciences…

October 25, 2018 10:00 am-11:30 am

Re-thinking nutrition advice: Where to look for biases in nutrition research

Room 200

Current nutrition epidemiologic research is largely based on the dependence of WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic) populations. This…