About the project
PEriTiA investigates the conditions under which people trust expertise used for informing public policy. Funded by the EU programme Horizon 2020, the project brings together philosophers, social and natural scientists, policy experts, ethicists, psychologists, media specialists and civil society organisations to conduct a comprehensive multi-disciplinary research.
- and compare the existing systems through which experts assume an advisory role in policy-making decisions in some selected European countries.
- the role of digital media in establishing, enhancing or diminishing the levels of trust in experts.
- the psychological mechanisms of trust in experts, social indicators of experts’ trustworthiness, and the emotional and cognitive components of trusting behavior.
- the ethical requirements of trustworthy expertise
- the extent to which Citizen’s Fora of deliberation where representative groups from the general public and experts, policy-makers and journalists meet can generate trust and trustworthiness.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870883
February 2020- January 2023
University College Dublin
Allea- All European Academies
Institut Jean Nicod
University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
American University of Armenia Foundation
Sense about Science
King's College London
Polish academy of Sciences
University of Utrecht
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