Science vs. non-science! Why the demarcation problem is still relevant and what we can do about it

What separates science from pseudoscience? In this post, Carlo Martini takes a fresh look at the familiar but largely forgotten problem of demarcation. He argues that demarcation is still a relevant problem, as scientific misinformation continues to plague public debates on topics such as global warming, vaccines, and more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Winner’s Curse? A Discussion on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

On next Monday 2.11. TINT will host a seminar titled “Winner’s Curse? A Discussion on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics“. Speakers of the seminar are Hannu Vartiainen (University of Helsinki) and Beatrice Cherrier (CNRS & THEMA, University of Cergy Pontoise). The seminar takes place in Zoom from 2 to 5 pm.

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PoS seminar on 26.10. with Jaakko Kuosmanen

At the Perspectives on Science seminar on Monday 26.10. Jaakko Kuosmanen (University of Helsinki & Finnish Academy of Science and Letters) will give a presentation titled “Architecting science advice for policy: a three-tier framework.  The seminar will be organized as an online meeting in Zoom from 2-4 pm.  Zoom is an online conference tool supported by University of Helsinki. Continue reading “PoS seminar on 26.10. with Jaakko Kuosmanen”