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Benedetta Brevini, University of Sydney and Terry Woronov, University of Sydney This article is part of an ongoing series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today’s post-truth problem in public discourse: the thriving economy of...

Speakers: Professor Lisa Bero, Dr Barbara Mintzes, Dr Quinn Grundy, and Dr Nick Chartres This seminar will present the work of the Evidence, Policy and Influence Collaborative (EPIC), a University of Sydney initiative focusing on evidence-based health policy. EPIC’s research program is centred around evidence synthesis...

What happens when facts lose their powers of persuasion? It’s been said that a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting its shoes on. Social media, politics and 'fake news' are currently demonstrating the reality of that idea, and its consequences. As...

  BZE speaks to Dr Joy Murray, Senior Research Fellow with the multi-disciplinary Integrated Sustainability Analysis (ISA) group at the University of Sydney, about her communications work on climate change, suggesting that once producers, consumers and global corporations know the damage that is being done they...