Evidence-Based Debunking: Needed and Effective

Speaker: Dr. Timothy Caulfield, LLM, FRSC, FCAHS, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, Research Director, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta

The spread of misinformation has been a defining characteristic of the pandemic, and it continues to do real harm. The good news is that there is a growing body of evidence that shows countering COVID misinformation can be effective. So how can we do this well? Can we really make a difference? Join us as Dr. Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Alberta discusses the latest research on evidence-based debunking and the #ScienceUpFirst misinformation initiative.


With funding from the Government of Canada

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