The aim of our research is to support research literacy and evidence-based thinking in both (future) scientists and laypeople. For this purpose, we explore the development of competencies and beliefs which are needed to adequately evaluate and use scientific information:
The results of these studies are used to design research infrastructures which support people in finding and evaluating scientific information. Additional effort focuses on fostering the acquisition of research literacy and epistemic beliefs by means of online and face-to-face interventions.
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