Heidelberg/Karlsruhe. From 2017, the National Institute for Science Communication (NaWik) will be funded permanently by the Klaus Tschira Foundation and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). This decision will be announced by both partners at a symposium on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of NaWik on May 03, 2017. The symposium entitled “Mehr als Fakten – Wissenschaft heute kommunizieren” (More than facts, communicating science today) will show how communication can succeed in the post-truth era. Six workshops will cover modern and new approaches to communication. Theresia Bauer, Baden-Württemberg Minister for Science, Research and the Arts, will take part in a panel discussion in the evening on “Wissenschaftskommunikation im Spiegel politischer Debatten und Entscheidungen – am Beispiel Künstlicher Intelligenz” (Science communication as seen by political debates and decisions, with artificial intelligence being used as an example).
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