Trial & Error in Science
On 28 October 2021 a group of artists, scientists, and healthcare professionals spoke about trial & error in science. This was the fourth public dialogue in the context of the 385th anniversary of Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht.
From lab to society
What happens if findings are misinterpreted? Or cause unrest instead of relief? How can natural laws and standards determine our worldview, and how can we experiment with them to arrive at new insights?
Science is a process during which unexpected things happen. The trick is to learn to deal with this better and to communicate this clearly to the outside world.
- Prof. dr. Isabel Arends is professor Sustainable Organic Chemistry at Utrecht University and dean of the Faculty of Science.
- Prof dr. Niels Bovenschen is professor Biomedical Research-based Education at Utrecht University.
- Alexandra Hunts is a visual artist.
- Stefan Gaillard is co-founder of the Journal of Trial and Error.