Virtual Hack: How can we tackle the spread of 'fake news' and build public knowledge and trust in sound science?


Date
Mar 25, 2021

I was invited to participate in The Royal Society of Edinburgh Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission virtual hack on coming up with solutions to address the question: How can we tackle the spread of “fake news” and build public knowledge and trust in sound science? Registration for the public portion of the event can be found here.

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Janis Wong
PhD researcher

Janis Wong is an interdisciplinary PhD researcher in Computer Science at the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP), University of St Andrews. Janis is interested in the legal and technological applications in data protection, privacy, and data ethics. She is also a Research Fellow at the Open Data Institute.