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Finding the ‘Greater Good’ in an Era of Polarization: What Vaccine Hesitancy Has Taught Us

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The Merrimon Lecture, UNC School of Medicine

14 September 2022

Prof Heidi Larson, Founder and Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, will be presenting as this year’s guest lecturer. The Merrimon Lectures are one of the UNC School of Medicine’s oldest and most prestigious endowed lectureships involving distinguished senior speakers addressing issues in the ethics and history of the health professions.

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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.