Advocate and amplify

Science Trust Project

The Science Trust Project empowers scientists to bridge divides through meaningful conversations, moving from correction to connection.
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Science Trust Project members are part of a vibrant and engaged community building cutting-edge communication skills to mitigate the spread of misinformation with humility, curiosity, empathy, and facts. We offer webinars, workshops, coffee hours, and opportunities to practice vital skills with a community of scientists engaged in addressing misinformation.

Join our mailing list to learn about events where you can help address misinformation.

APS member poll

Misinformation is a top priority

  • 47.5%

    of APS members are extremely concerned

  • 48.6%

    of APS members are fairly concerned

  • 82.7%

    feel they should play an active role in countering misinformation

Science Trust Project webinars

Join your colleagues to learn more about addressing misinformation and disinformation about science.

Virtual coffee hours

Join us for virtual coffee hours, where you can explore ways to build trust, combat misinformation, and communicate effectively. Coffee hours are your opportunity to participate in expert-led discussions, practice your communication skills, and connect with a community of like-minded individuals.

Resources to address misinformation

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Zack Pruett introduces participants to the APS Science Trust Project and provides an overview of the key concepts for cultivating “science trust."

Tawanda Johnson

Learn how to write an effective newspaper op-ed by focusing on the tenets of newsworthiness and other writing tips.

This training will help you learn how you can address science and health misinformation and help improve public understanding of science.

Panel discussion participants

Hear leaders in physics discuss the extent, causes, and impact of misinformation.

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To learn more about the Science Trust Project, please contact the APS Public Engagement team.


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