Science, Values and the Public

Friday, February 09, 2018 to Saturday, February 10, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
435 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Location: 3222 Angell Hall
 
Please join us for the Science, Values, and the Public Colloquium on Friday, February 9th and Saturday, February 10th.  This event will feature four speakers presenting research on different topics pertaining to the relationship between science and the lay public, and the normative values that bear on this relationship. Please see the poster below for more information and please register for the event here.
 
The event will take place in 3222 Angell Hall on the Central Campus of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.
 
February 9, 2018: 2PM - 7PM
Heather Douglas (U. Waterloo/MSU) - "Scientific Experts and the Public: How to Build Trust in a Complex World"
Dan M. Kahan (Yale) - "Science Comprehension Without Curiosity is No Virtue, and Curiosity Without Comprehension is No Vice"
 
February 10, 2018: 9:30AM - 3:30PM
​Elisabeth Lloyd (Indiana U.) - "Climate Change Attribution: When is it Appropriate to Accept New Methods?"
Quayshawn Spencer (U. Penn) - "A Race Theory for Medical Genetics"