What can we learn from the pandemic? How should scientific policy advice work? How can science, society and politics stay in dialogue? What can we do against fake news? The publication of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences provides suggestions for pursuing these questions further, so that a foundation for the future is created through discussion.
On the one hand, the publication is a contemporary document covering the years 2020 to late summer 2021 and depicts a period in which scientists conducted research with great commitment and made their findings directly accessible to society. On the other hand, there are also texts have that think ahead.