The landscape of mis(dis)information about science.
Plenary speaker presentation at the 2019 Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences on Advancing the Science and Practice of Science Communication: Misinformation about Science in the Public Sphere, Irvine, CA.
Abstract: This presentation is a broad overview of the issue of misinformation as it relates to public understanding of science and the communication of scientific information with public audiences. The presentation is based on a paper I am currently producing for the National Academy of Sciences on the same topic. Link to Presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQZGLe5xl6g
Depictions of Science in Media & Resulting Opinion Formation
Michael A. Cacciatore (2023, March). “Depictions of Science in Media & Resulting Opinion Formation,” Invited presentation to the American Physical Society Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public (Session Focus: […]
Grant Awarded: Misinformation Vulnerabilities among Elderly during Disease Outbreaks
Abstract: This study aims to identify the nature of, and find potential solutions to the kinds of vulnerabilities that misinformation imposes on older adults during infectious disease outbreaks with a […]