The Swansea Science Cafe offers opportunities to find out more about new, exciting and topical areas of science in an informal and entertaining way.
Title: Alternative facts, fake news and the role of science
Panel Discussion: Kevin Williams, Ed Pope, Mary Gagen and Chris Allton – Swansea University.
The April Science Café talk will be a special panel discussion based upon “alternative facts” with a biologist, a physicist, a climate scientist and a Professor of media and communications all from Swansea University who will be discussing living in post-truth age.
In this world of fake news, conspiracy theories and the distrust of experts, the panel will discuss whether there is any room for evidence-based decision making and if the scientific method has been superseded. They will also consider if we need science any more when a simple tweet will tell us what to believe.
Date: Wednesday 26th April
Venue: National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
Admission: Free, all welcome
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