Evidence-Based Debunking: Needed and Effective

  • Published: November 26, 2021

We hope you enjoy this next instalment in our event summaries that we are preparing on a selection of our previous Speaker Series events. Each summary provides the reader with the presentation’s objective, what we heard as the key messages, next steps, and a link to the event’s recording. While this event series is conducted in English, these summaries have been translated into French.


T Caulfield


To provide an overview of the Speaker Series presentation on ‘Evidence-Based Debunking: Needed and Effective.’ The aim of this talk was to present lessons from the work of #ScienceUpFirst – a social media initiative to limit the spread of misinformation related to COVID‑19 through the promotion of vetted scientific content from a diverse group of voices.

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