On May 5-6, 2015 the Roundtable on Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences (PILS) at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) hosted a two day interactive workshop in Washington D.C., U.S. to explore the nuanced nature of trust in science. The workshop focused on what the elements of trust in science are, and how the trust is built, maintained, or lost. Speakers looked at the constituent components of trust, conditions under which public trust in science is broad, and situations in which trust in science may be compromised. Recordings from the workshop can be found on NASInterface’s YouTube channel.

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NAS (2015). “Trust and Confidence at the Intersections of the Life Sciences and Society.