37% prefer to rely on “common sense” - OeAW President Faßmann: “Results worry me - mandate for science and politics”
"Much has been written and discussed about science skepticism. We consider it a task of the Austrian Academy of Sciences to put this discussion on a solid, empirical foundation. With the Science Barometer Austria, we are implementing annual monitoring to study the acceptance of science and research in the general public and how this changes over time."
President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences