26 January 2023 (Online)
2pm Eastern Time – US and Canada
Prof Sander van der Linden joins a panel of experts to discuss and explore why people fall for falsehoods at the Fourth Annual National News Literacy Week: Public Trust, Media Credibility and Democracy.
20 January, 2023
Online (Free tickets)
Taking place as part of the EU strategy for media literacy, Marco Delmastro, a social scientist supporting IRIS Academic’s infodemic research pillar, will join European panellists to discuss the phenomena of mis- and disinformation and the threat they pose to European democracy and well-being.
17 December, 2022
Assistant Professor Matteo Cinelli from the Center of Data Science and Complexity for Society, presents his keynote lecture at the EMERGE 2022: Digital Society Now international conference – recording now available.
14 December, 2022
Bologna, Italy (Online lecture / in Italian)
Fabiana Zollo, researcher and professor of Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, hosts this lecture as part of the Fondazione Golinelli “La Parola alla Scienza” (The Word to Science) series to help us find out how digital traces can be analysed to study social dynamics and online public debate, highlighting the key role played by polarisation in the digital information space.
21-22 October 2022
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.
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.
14 September 2022
North Carolina, USA @UNC School of Medicine
The Merrimon Lecture (Recording now available)
Prof Heidi Larson will speak as this year’s guest lecturer.