Communicating Scientific Facts in an Age of Uncertainty

Feb 20, 2017 |
Chicago, IL
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As the Academy continues to look at issues related to public perceptions of risk, uncertainty, and scientific research through its Public Face of Science initiative, it partnered with the University of Chicago to organize a public symposium on “Communicating Scientific Facts in an Age of Uncertainty.”

The public symposium, held in Chicago on February 20, 2017, featured presentations by Olufunmilayo I. Olopade and Arthur Lupia and a discussion moderated by Robert Rosner.

The event, which included remarks by Robert J. Zimmer (President of the University of Chicago), Eric D. Isaacs (Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor and Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and National Laboratories at the University of Chicago), and Jonathan F. Fanton (President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences), served as the Academy’s 2051st Stated Meeting. 

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