IRIS Academic Research Group

A research group dedicated to understanding infodemics and promoting healthy information ecosystems led by some of the world’s leading academic institutions

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17 Symposium ALIMS 2022

21-22 October 2022
Belgrade, Serbia
Two of IRIS Academic’s founding partners, Prof Fabiana Zollo (Ca’ Foscari) and Dr Rachael Piltch-Loeb (Harvard), will be giving a lecture about their collaborative work on disinformation in health and vaccination at the 17th Symposium ALIMS 2022, Serbia.

Internet Festival 2022 #IF2022

6-9 October, 2022
Pisa, Italy (in person only)

Prof Walter Quattrociocchi will take part in what promises to be a lively panel discussion “Infodemic – The virus of disinformation” at Italy’s largest annual event dedicated to the exploration of the Internet and digital innovation.

Rumours, myths & misinformation

23 September, 2022
Singapore @ National University of Singapore (recording now available)

Prof Heidi Larson will present as the guest speaker to discuss how misinformation, myths and rumours proliferate and linger within society.

ECDC Workshop on Risk Communication

13-14 September, 2022
Stockholm, Sweden @ECDC

Dr Elena Savoia will be leading sessions on how public health agencies can improve their #communication capacities in this two-day event with ECDC and the EU Initiative on Health Security.

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The IRIS Academic Research Group has a vision to bring methodological innovation in the space of health misinformation and jointly develop solutions, best-practice and international standards that will help to build vaccine confidence and address misinformation.
Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine