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Prof. Stéphanie Ruphy: Research integrity is about trust

Dr Stéphanie Ruphy is Professor of philosophy of science at the École normale supérieure - Université PSL in Paris. She is currently the Director of the French Office for Research Integrity. She recently helped draft a research integrity oath for Ph.D.s in France. We discuss with her research ethics and integrity in practice. Most people ...

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Interview with Prof. Kurt Deketelaere on academic freedom

"Academic freedom, like freedom of any kind, is not a spontaneous state of affairs. The public authorities must respect, protect, ensure and promote it", says Kurt Deketelaere, Professor of Law and Secretary-General of the League of European Research Universities (LERU). He will speak at the European Parliament’s STOA conference 'How to provide enforceable protection for ...

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Laura Henderson interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Laura Henderson on science communication and children

Laura Henderson: "We need to give children access to today's discoveries so they can lead the world of tomorrow" Interview with Laura Henderson, Head of the Program for Public Outreach of Frontiers for Young Minds (FYM), a journal that offers science to children, edited by children. What is Frontiers for Young Minds? Laura Henderson: FYM ...

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Rita Campos interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Rita Campos on science communication and children

Interview with Rita Campos, researcher at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra (CES-UC), member of the Observatory for Education Policies and Professional Development, and co-coordinator of the Working Group "Citizen Science and Education" What drove you to get involved in science communication for children? Rita Campos: My personal answer is that ...

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Demystifying artificial intelligence

During the STOA workshop 'AI Public Perspectives' on 14 November in the European Parliament in Brussels, Geertrui Mieke De Ketelaere will give a keynote lecture about 'Demystifying artificial intelligence'. She talks to the European Science-Media Hub about her view on the public perception of artificial intelligence. 'AI is about algorithms', said a computer scientist. 'AI ...

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Professor Andy Way: ‘Smaller languages could soon become extinct online, if the EU doesn’t address the matter’

The EU’s rich linguistic landscape consists of 24 official languages and over 60 regional and minority languages. But when it comes to technology support and digital services, a big imbalance persists between the five most spoken EU languages and the remaining ones. To battle this, a large consortium of 52 partners covering all European countries ...

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A scientist’s opinion: interview with Craig T. Robertson on the public perception of climate change in relation to news consumption

Dr Craig T. Robertson is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. To what extent do you believe that climate change coverage in digital media is different compared to traditional media? Craig T. Robertson: Digital media opened the opportunity for a lot more specifically focused climate change reporting media ...

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A scientist’s opinion: interview with Dr Claudio Morana on the public perception of climate change in relation to news consumption

Dr Claudio Morana is Professor of Economics at the University of Milano-Bicocca and Director of the university’s Center for European Studies (CefES). How important are climate activism and its coverage in digital media for environmental awareness? Claudio Morana: When politicisation of climate change is behind inaction, climate activism becomes an important way forward for change. ...