Trust in science

Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

Some of Australia’s top scientific thinkers share their ideas on the tactics required to defeat misinformation and conspiracy theories around science.

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In the disinformation war, scientists will fail if their only weapons are critical thinking and a respect for evidence. We must engage more broadly.

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AI tools are already being widely used in science. But can they, and the science they help produce, be trusted?

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Healthcare providers have cut through in the fight against online misinformation — leaning on compassion, humour and digital savvy to reach users.

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It’s ironic that as scientific evidence on climate change and vaccines have become more compelling, public opinion on social media appears more divided.

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Graphic design can be a powerful tool in enhancing people’s confidence in scientific communications.

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Trust in science: Australia isn’t as polarised as the US, but we can’t afford to be complacent.

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In an age of “alternative facts” and conspiracy theories, protecting trust in science is crucial.

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