Fact or Fake: The Role of Applied Research in a Post-Truth Era


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Fact or Fake: The Role of Applied Research in a Post-Truth Era
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Friday, 26 August
Böglerhof - Fichtensaal
180 minutes
German
First come first serve

In our societies, development processes used to be based on facts and our acts grounded in knowledge. In the past few years, “alternative” facts have taken hold in many areas, like climate change or the current pandemic. We will discuss how science in general and applied research in particular can again focus on facts instead of emotions. How to communicate science, what about the Third Mission?

Supported by Forschung Austria
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Speaker

Larissa Krainer

Professor, Dept. of Media and Communications and Chair of the Senate, University of Klagenfurt
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Moderator

Gabriele Ambros

President
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Speaker

Christof Gattringer

President