Workshop on the French Attitudes to Science and Technology organized by Michel DUBOIS and Martin BAUER – July 7 and 8 – Sorbonne University, Maison de la recherche

The workshop on the French attitudes to Science and Technology aims to bring together researchers working on the French data or developing comparisons between attitudes in France and others countries. It will be to opportunity to focus the analysis on the French data, create indicators on the basis of existing items for both cross sectional and longitudinal analysis.

Day 1 – 3pm 
Introduction by Martin Bauer and Michel Dubois
Session 1 
Crettaz Von Rotten, FabienneFrench attitudes towards animal experimentation: updated from the 2020 S&Y survey
Dubois, MichelChanging our genes: the public image of life sciences and biotechnologies in France
Schultz, EmilienPublic perception of scientific advisory bodies: the case of the French Scientific Council during COVID-19 pandemic
Session 2 – 9am 
Ziegler, RicardaPublic science attitudes in Germany – Recent developments and comparison to the French results
Hampel, Jürgen – Hauser, WolfgangChanges in Attitudes and Beliefs on Technology in Germany: Results from the TechnikRadar-survey
Hampel, JürgenConceptualizations of public perception of technology. Perceptions of digitization (autonomous vehicles) and bioeconomy
Hervois, PaulineTo trust or not to trust … the experience of the French confidence in the situation of the health crisis of coronavirus
Session 3 – 2pm 
Tenant, ChristopherS&Y 2020: Attitudes to a specific technology (Autonomous Vehicles) compared general attitudes to science
Valença, ManuelConspiratorial Mentality – developing a latent class measures and typology
Entradas, MartaTrust indicators used in national surveys
Bauer, MartinTechnocracy (in)tolerance – indicators, comparative evidence and correlates