Contributor: Gianluca Liva

Gianluca Liva ESMH ContributorGianluca Liva is a freelance science journalist. He holds an MA in Contemporary History and a master in Science Communication obtained at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA). He is a regular contributor for various Italian scientific magazines (VICE Media, Focus, Scienza in Rete, Micron, BBC Scienze Italia, OggiScienza). He mainly deals with risk communication and history of pseudoscientific practices. He is a member of the no-profit association “Factcheckers”, a group of italian journalists, researchers and developers focusing on media literacy and educational fact-checking. On behalf of the International Factchecking Network, Gianluca Liva and Factcheckers have recently developed a lesson plan for high school students, which was published and disseminated by the Poynter Institute in the occasion of the second International Fact Checking Day (April 2nd, 2018). The lesson plan consists of a discussion game that has been so far translated in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

Paolo Attivissimo interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Paolo Attivissimo about new tech normalcy

New tech normalcy, a scientist’s opinion An interview with Paolo Attivissimo. He is an information technology writer and journalist, science communicator, public speaker, technical translator and interpreter, and hoax buster. He has followed from the early stages the intense debate that has been going on about the dispute that has arisen within the PEPP-PT consortium. ...

jurgen geuter interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jürgen Geuter about new tech normalcy

New tech normalcy, a scientist’s opinion An interview with Jürgen Geuter. He is an independent theorist working on the intersection of technology, politics and the social aspects. He writes and speaks about the social consequences of the digital turn as well as the structure of the digital turn itself. He has written for a number ...

Michael Veale interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Michael Veale about new tech normalcy

New tech normalcy, a scientist’s opinion An interview with Michael Veale. He is a lecturer in Digital Rights and Regulation at University College London in the Faculty of Laws and Digital Charter Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute in London. He works at the intersection between law, emerging technology, public policy and society, with a ...

Hans-Christian Boos interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Hans-Christian Boos about new tech normalcy

New tech normalcy, a scientist’s opinion An interview with Hans-Christian Boos. He is the Founder and CEO of Arago, a leading AI company that helps businesses automate their IT processes through intelligent automation. and member of the Digital Council of the German Federal Government. Boos is also the head of the PEPP-PT consortium, committed to ...

Digital tracing, privacy & trust the : New Normalcy in Europe

Digital tracing, privacy and trust: the New Normalcy in Europe

European countries are adopting progressive measures to loosen the lockdown imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. We are entering a "new normalcy", the age of living with risk and social reorganization. Digital tracing is considered a promising tool to enable a return to normal social life by helping to monitor and reduce the spread of contagion. Will such an application prove effective? Could such an application ‘compromise’ the concept of privacy?

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Giuseppe Pellegrini about the CONCISE project

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Giuseppe Pellegrini about the CONCISE project

We speak with Giuseppe Pellegrini, (Phd Sociology 2004) teacher of Innovation, Technology and Society at the University of Trento, about the CONCISE project. How did the idea of the CONCISE Project come about? For some years now we have been in contact with several European universities, in particular with the University of Valencia. When the ...

CONCISE Project: a European-wide debate on science communication

CONCISE Project : a European-wide debate on science communication

How do citizens keep themselves informed about the most controversial scientific issues? Which sources of information do they choose? A two-year project aims to answer these questions in order to obtain valuable information on communication to the public, to be taken into account for the near future.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Ana Delicado about the CONCISE project

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Ana Delicado about the CONCISE project

We speak with Ana Delicado, Research Fellow Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, about the CONCISE project. What prompted you to undertake this project? Were there any projects or surveys carried out in the past that you have taken into consideration? For the past 20 years I have done research (and more recently teaching) ...

Covid-19 Exclusive interview : Prof. Walter Ricciardi

How to Achieve the “Nuova Normalità”?

Interview with Walter Ricciardi, Professor of General and Applied Hygiene at the Catholic University, Advisor to the Italian government for Italy’s relationships with international health organisations. How was the Italian response to the spread of Covid-19 organised? From an institutional point of view, in Italy, there are two entities dealing with public health: the central ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Marzia Mazzonetto about the RETHINK project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Marzia Mazzonetto about the RETHINK project

RETHING project, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Marzia Mazzonetto, Senior Project Manager, Sissa Medialab. What is the objective of the RETHINK project? It is not just a question of mapping the science communication landscape, it is also a question of understanding its evolution. The goal is to understand how science communication is changing. It has ...