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9 Event(s) Found

Trust and Transparency in Nutrition Science: From Clinical to Meta-Research

October 11, 2018 10:00 am-11:30 am

Seminar

Room 200

Morning tea provided, please RSVP here Public trust in science depends on both real and perceived threats to the rigor…

The Evidence, Policy and Influence Collaborative

October 5, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

Seminar

Rogers Room N397

Speakers: Professor Lisa Bero, Dr Barbara Mintzes, Dr Quinn Grundy, and Dr Nick Chartres This seminar will present the work…

The Socratic Web

September 21, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

Seminar, upcoming

Rogers Room N397

Speaker: Shane Greenup Fake News has become a huge issue with a great deal of money and resources being invested…

Wrongful conviction and truth

September 7, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

Seminar, upcoming

Rogers Room N397

Dr Celine Van Golde – Sep 7 Just because you remember something, or thought you saw something, does that make…

Academics and post-truth: causes, consequences and culpability

August 10, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

Seminar, upcoming

Rogers Room N397

Prof. Colin Wight – Aug 10 Key aspects of the Post Truth era are a privileging of emotions over logic…

Agents of post-truth politics? Exploring the communication strategies and tactics of the mining and energy lobby

July 27, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

Seminar

Rogers Room N397

Dr. Mitchell Hobbs  – July 27 This seminar will explore the communication and public relation strategies used by the mining…

On the origins of environmental bullshit

June 8, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

past, Seminar

Rogers Room N397

On the origins of environmental bullshit: The producers and beneficiaries of post-truth in the environmental arena This seminar lays out…

Re-Thinking Expertise: The Role of Experts in a Democracy

May 25, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

past, Seminar

Rogers Room N397

This seminar reconsiders the modern history of expertise, its contested meanings, its changing political functions, all to ask: what exactly…

A Cybernetic Perspective on the Post-Truth Environment

May 11, 2017 10:00 am-11:30 am

past, Seminar

Rogers Room N397

Dr Murray will cover some of the key concepts of cybernetics in the belief that a cybernetic view of how the…