Swedish pupils to develop source criticism tool
Fake news is a topic that is currently generating much debate. But what kind of news is streaming through young people’s digital news feeds? And how trustworthy do young people think this news is? For the first time, researchers and pupils from across Sweden will together be investigating these questions in a mass experiment being run as part of the 2017 Researchers’ Night in Sweden.Results of the 2016 Notice Board experiment published
What is the function of the physical notice board in the digital age? Over 1,500 pupils have been helping researchers from the Universities of Gothenburg, Stockholm and Örebro to investigate in a mass experiment involving schools across the whole of Sweden. The results have now been analysed by researchers.European Researchers’ Night to be celebrated in 31 Swedish cities
Thirty-one Swedish cities will participate in this year’s Researchers’ Night
science festival being held on 29 September. The theme of the 2017 Swedish activities is the image of the researcher,
which will challenge stereotypical images of scientists and researchers. A draw a scientist
competition is also being run for pupils aged 6 to 12.
So you are a researcher… what’s your research about?
Guest blog by Hugo Gutiérrez de Terán and Eva Garmendia, researchers at Uppsala University, questioning who teaches researchers how to communicate science properly.